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PERLUCOR® transparent ceramics win big at Materialica in Munich

CeramTec wins Best-of Prize of the Materialica Design + Technology Award

Advanced materials provide critical impetus for industry. It is a longstanding tradition at the Materialica exhibition in Munich to present the most innovative developments in the industry with an award on the first day of the trade fair. This year CeramTec won the coveted Best-of prize of the Materialica Design + Technology award in the material category for its extraordinary PERLUCOR® transparent ceramics.

“We’re pleased that the jury chose our
transparent ceramics. With PERLUCOR® we’ve developed a material that opens up completely new dimensions for transparent solutions.”

Dr. Lars Schnetter Product Manager and Head of
Research and Development CeramTec-ETEC, Lohmar


Robert Metzger, CEO MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH, hands over the Materialica Award to Dr. Lars Schnetter,
Product Manager PERLUCOR®, and Dieter Effenberger, Managing Director at CeramTec-ETEC,
the coveted Materialica Award (left to right)

The jury was impressed by the transparent ceramic material’s multifaceted and extraordinary properties. Alongside its high degree of transparency, PERLUCOR® exhibits tremendous mechanical strength and hardness, making it the material of choice for use under extreme wear conditions. PERLUCOR® also features extraordinary thermal and chemical stability: It can be used at temperatures of up to 1,600 degrees Celsius – and even applications in sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, hydrofluoric acid, phosphoric acid, potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide are possible.