High Strength “Ceramic Steel” Zirconia

High Strength “Ceramic Steel” Zirconia

Unlike traditional ceramics that tend to be hard and brittle, Zirconia (ZrO2) has high strength, wear resistance and a flexibility far beyond those of most other technical ceramics. Zirconia (ZrO2) also has excellent corrosion and chemical resistance without the...

Thermally Conductive Ceramics

Thermally Conductive Ceramics

Thermal conductance in Ceramics, the science of keeping cool!The use of ceramics in high thermal conductivity applications is a growing specialist market. The use of oxide ceramics is the most common as the base material cost is cheaper but the majority of materials...

Super Hard Ceramics – They don’t get much tougher

Super Hard Ceramics – They don’t get much tougher

In the world of advanced ceramics, there are two materials which are only surpassed by diamond and cubic boron nitride in terms of hardness – and both are used by Precision Ceramics as a base material for a wide range of technical components in an equally wide field...

CeramAlloy Ultra Hard High Performance Alumina Toughened Ceramic

CeramAlloy Ultra Hard High Performance Alumina Toughened Ceramic

Precision Ceramics has introduced the very hardest ceramic composite available to further enhance the range of specialist technical ceramics being manufactured ‘in house’ in Birmingham. CeramAlloy Ultra Hard is an ultra-high-performance alumina/zirconia composite, Hot...

Advanced Ceramics for Ultra High Vacuum Applications

Advanced Ceramics for Ultra High Vacuum Applications

In the second in a series of blogs, Geoff Randle, Precision Ceramics Business Director, reflects on the use of advanced ceramics for ultra-high vacuum applications. “The first time I heard the expression ‘ultra-high vacuum’, I was sitting in a meeting looking at...