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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. 

Material

FRIATEC
Trade name

Properties

Typical Applications

Al2O3
Alumina

FRIALIT
F99.7
 

Pure Al2O3, dense, extremely resistant to wear and corrosion, very high electrical insulating properties
 

Matched 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
 

DEGUSSIT
AL23
 

Pure Al2O3, dense, excellent thermal and electrical resistance properties, corrosion resistant, permeable to microwaves
 

Protection 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 strength
 

Tubes, laboratory ware, furnace construction parts
 

DEGUSSIT
AL25
 

Pure Al2O3, very porous, good thermal insulation, highest resistance to thermal shock of all the Al2O3 materials
 

Tubes, laboratory ware, furnace construction parts
 

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 size
 

Vacuum plates for paper-making, flow meter tubes for chemical industry, positioning pins for automotive industry
 

 

Material

FRIATEC
Trade name

Properties

Typical Applications

ZrO2
Zirconia

FRIALIT
FZM
 

ZrO2 partially stabilized with MgO, dense, high strength and highly wear resistant, extremely resistant to corrosion and thermal shock
 

High 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 concentration
 

Crucibles, heat-treatment bowls, oxygen measurement
 

FRIALIT
FZM/K
 

Tetragonally stabilized with Y2O3, dense, very fine grain size, highest breaking strength and wear resistance
 

Cutting elements, wear protection plates
 

SiC
Silicon Carbide

FRIALIT
SiC 198
 

SiSiC, wear resistant, excellent sliding properties, electrically conductive, high thermal conductivity
 

Slide rings, bearings, slide bushings, sealing discs
 

FRIALIT
SiC 198D
 

SSiC, highly wear resistant, good corrosion resistance, excellent sliding properties
 

Slide 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 resistance
 

Metal forming tools, rollers, plates
 

Other ceramic materials are available on request

 

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