Ceramics in Metalworking

Longer service lives and higher process security under the most extreme circumstances

Advanced ceramics are used in a wide variety of metalworking processes thanks to their special properties. From the processing of smelting to forming and even machining, ceramics display
their strengths under the most extreme circumstances—for longer service lives and higher
process security.

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  • Advanced Ceramics for Metal Working

    Special Reproduction of Ceramic Applications, Issue September 2016

    • Language: PDF, 3.2 MB

    • Language: PDF, 3.2 MB

Selected Ceramic Solutions for Metalworking

When processing components made from hardened steel, steel, and materials used in engine manufacturing, SPK® cutting materials and tool systems are used: for turning, hard turning, grooving, milling or boring.

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The advanced material ALUTIT is used in aluminum foundries when processing non-ferrous metal smelting in a wide variety of forms.
 

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Welding process components work under extreme conditions: Silicon nitride keeps up with the high stress.
 
 

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Forming processes demand everything from the components that are used. Advanced ceramics minimize wear and are the only thing that make many applications possible.

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Ceramic wire drawing tools support quality and process reliability in the production of wire.
 

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Only foundry cores make highly complex cast components with cavities possible. Ceramic foundry cores have many advantages over conventional sand cores.

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Components made from metal matrix composites (MMC) present a range of opportunities for strengthening the properties of metals.

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Ceramics optimize the manufacturing process with metal injection molding—as a base for sintering.
 

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