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The list goes on. Beyond this, advanced ceramics are used for aerospace, deep sea, medical, automotive, defense and energy industries. Read More…

Custom Ceramics Ceramics are a staple of modern life. In our world, they touch nearly everything. They hold together our brick walls, they are inside plaster, they tile our floors, shape our bowls, plates and cups, they form our sewage pipes, are in our televisions, telephones, computers.
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Myrtle Beach, SC  |  609-397-8330, 609-397-8341

As a manufacturer and stocking distributor of industrial and technical ceramics, LSP carries the most diversified inventory of ceramic tubes, spacers, bushings, etc. in the industry.

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Pittsburgh, PA  |  412-406-7171

C-Mac International, LLC is a custom ceramics supplier. We provide advanced ceramic component parts manufacturing for a variety of industries and provide solutions to many ceramic needs.

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C-Mac International, LLC $$$

Quakertown, PA  |  215-536-3500

Insaco provides custom grinding and machining services to fabricate precision parts from sapphire, quartz, and most technical ceramics including alumina, zirconia, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminum nitride, and others.

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Fremont, CA  |  510-249-9700

Applied Ceramics is a fabricator of custom-made ceramic parts designed for semiconductor, solar, fuel cell, oil drilling, nuclear, and numerous other industries. Materials include ACI-995 Alumina, Zirconia, and more. Our extensive experience with precision designs supported by our team of specialists ensures that our customers have the ideal solution to meet the needs of their application. To get started, contact us today!

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Applied Ceramics $$$

Phelan, CA  |  760-680-9567

Advanced Ceramics & Crucible is a manufacturer of high-quality ceramic products. For over 15 years we have been a leading manufacturer of the ceramic industry.

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Advanced Ceramics & Crucible $$$

Street, MD  |  410-838-4114

Maryland Ceramic has unique capabilities in extruding, pressing & machining ceramic materials – superior grade steatite, corderite & custom lava ceramics, offering many advantages for quality assured industrial, electrical, electronic & technical components delivered fast. Meeting your specific needs no matter how large, small or unusual & saving you money on even complex tool & die. Since 1926.

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Maryland Ceramic & Steatite Company, Inc. $$$
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Manufacturers of such a truly versatile and far-reaching substance, that even contributes to NASA's space shuttles and to clean air technology, must offer many construction and material options to meet the variable needs of the market. These offerings are known as custom ceramics. The most commonly known ceramics include glass, pottery, cement and porcelain. However, simply as an inorganic, nonmetallic solid, the range of materials used in custom ceramics is much wider. Such materials include: aluminum oxide, aluminum nitride, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, zirconium oxide, boron carbide, single crystal silicon, yttria, magnesia and fused silica.

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This vast store of solids is broken down into four main usage types: structural, refractory, whitewares and technical, which is also referred to as advanced, engineering, fine and special. Structural ceramics include bricks, pipes and tiles. Refractory ceramics are used to make kiln linings, gas fire radiants and steel and glass making crucibles. Whitewares include tableware, cookware, sanitary products and pottery. Technical ceramics include tiles used in the Space Shuttle program, biomedical implants, coatings of jet engine turbine blades, missile nose cones, mechanical bearings and the like.

When considering custom ceramics, a potential customer should consider what will best serve his or her needs, in terms of the ceramic's physical, thermal, mechanical and electrical properties. Through material choice and construction, custom ceramics can be designed to address the challenges of extreme corrosion and wear, electrical conductivity or high temperature. Physical properties to consider are: color, purity, bulk density and porosity. Mechanical properties to think about are a ceramic's hardness, flexural strength, compressive strength, elasticity and tensile strength.

Thermal properties to consider include heat resistance, thermal conductivity and expansion with heat. Finally, a potential customer must consider such electrical properties as dielectric strength, resistivity, dielectric constant and dielectric loss. Other processes to consider include: near-net shaping, powder metallurgy, bisque processing, glazings, coatings, assembly, metalizing and plating.

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