Materials

Overview

FRIALIT® and DEGUSSIT® are registered trademarks for oxide ceramic products manufactured from high-purity oxides (e.g. Al2O3, ZrO2) and are produced by various ceramic manufacturing techniques.

MaterialFRIATEC
Trade name
PropertiesTypical Applications
Al2O3
Alumina
DEGUSSIT
AL23
Pure Al2O3, dense, excellent thermal and electrical resistance properties, corrosion resistant, permeable to microwavesProtection tubes for thermocouples, furnace construction parts, laboratory ware
e.g. crucibles, boats and plates, reactor lining in the chemical industry, microwave-technology
DEGUSSIT
AL24
Pure Al2O3, slightly porous, good resistance to thermal shock, extremely good creep strengthTubes, laboratory ware, furnace construction parts
DEGUSSIT
AL25
Pure Al2O3, very porous, good thermal insulation, highest resistance to thermal shock of all the Al2O3 materialsTubes, laboratory ware, furnace construction parts
FRIALIT
F99.7
Pure Al2O3, dense, extremely resistant to wear and corrosion, very high electrical insulating propertiesMatched piston/cylinder units, bearings, shafts and valve components, electrical feedthroughs, brazed ceramic to metal seals for x-ray-technology and ion accelerators for medical technology, dielectrics for fuel cells, sensor caps
DEGUSSIT
DD57
Pure Al2O3, dense, red colour, wear resistant and tough, also called ‘sintered ruby’Fine grinding tools for finishing hard materials for precision engineering, knife sharpener
Al2O3 (+ZrO2)
Alumina, fine grain stabilized
FRIALIT
FZT
Al2O3 toughened with ZrO2, dense, high strength, good resistance to thermal shock, extremely resistant to wear and corrosion, fine grain sizeVacuum plates for paper-making, flow meter tubes for chemical industry, positioning pins for automotive industry
ZrO2
Zirconia
FRIALIT
FZM
ZrO2 partially stabilized with MgO, dense, high strength and highly wear resistant, extremely resistant to corrosion and thermal shockHigh pressure pistons, pressing dies, components for mills, ceramic isolation shells for magnetic drive centrifugal pumps, metal forming tools
FRIALIT
FZY
Partially stabilized with Y2O3, dense, made of high purity ZrO2, high temperature and corrosion resistance, ionic conductor for measuring oxygen concentrationCrucibles, heat-treatment bowls, oxygen measurement
FRIALIT
FZM/K
Tetragonally stabilized with Y2O3, dense, very fine grain size, highest breaking strength and wear resistanceCutting elements, wear protection plates
SiC
Silicon Carbide
FRIALIT
SiC 198
SiSiC, wear resistant, excellent sliding properties, electrically conductive, high thermal conductivitySlide rings, bearings, slide bushings, sealing discs
FRIALIT
SiC 198D
SSiC, highly wear resistant, good corrosion resistance, excellent sliding propertiesSlide rings, bearings, slide bushings, axial sleeves
Si3N4
Silicon Nitride
FRIALIT
HP 79
High purity Silicon Nitride, high wear resistance, excellent bending strength, highest thermal shock resistanceMetal forming tools, rollers, plates

Other ceramic materials are available on request

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