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...

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...

Aluminium Nitride (AlN) vs Shapal (Machinable AlN)

Aluminium Nitride (AlN) vs Shapal (Machinable AlN)

The increasing use of Aluminium Nitride (AlN) in power electronics, dissipating heat and providing electrical insulation has been an ongoing trend. The performance of Aluminium Nitride far outstrips Alumina in some critical areas. But the added cost of manufacturing...

Ultra High-Performance Zirconia Nuts & Bolts

Ultra High-Performance Zirconia Nuts & Bolts

Over time, nuts & bolts have come to symbolise basic engineering, something that you can simply put together with a spanner. There are vast ranges of these fittings with different threads, lengths, heads and even materials – and there are so many! Walk into a...

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...