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Category Archives: Technical Ceramics

Shapal M Soft – A Generation of Innovation

Shapal M Soft – A Generation of Innovation

In our latest online blog, Precision Ceramics Business Director, Geoff Randle, recalls the early days of his career with the company and the two principal materials he worked with. I read an article on the time span that defines a generation, typically between 22 and 33 years, and thought about what was occurring in my… Continue Reading

Glossing Up The Terminology

Glossing Up The Terminology

In our latest online series of blogs, Precision Ceramics Business Director, Geoff Randle, explains the need for a comprehensive website glossary … The very nature of technical ceramics involves associated materials and processes which can be complicated and fraught with terms that those not involved in the industry might find confusing. Many people have sought… Continue Reading

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

              Having successfully designed and manufactured a series of highly technical ceramic components which have been used in spacecraft visiting Mars, Mercury and Saturn, the close association of Precision Ceramics with space exploration has taken another giant leap forward with the latest mission to the smallest and innermost planet… Continue Reading

CeramaZirc Nano HIP Ultra High Performance Zirconia

CeramaZirc Nano HIP Ultra High Performance Zirconia

                  Precision Ceramics have added yet another zirconia-based material to their already comprehensive range of in-house manufactured technical ceramics. CeramaZirc Nano HIP is an ultra high performance zirconia with high hardness, wear, corrosion resistance & fracture toughness. Key properties include: Use temperatures up to 1000°C Low thermal… Continue Reading

Ceramics Provide Perfect Cover In Ballistic Armour

Ceramics Provide Perfect Cover In Ballistic Armour

Over the years, ceramics have found their way into many specialised fields, but ballistic armour has to be one of the strangest. In the aftermath of World War II, the search to find new methods of reducing casualties became paramount, especially as the increasing development in rifles and guns, and more particularly their rate of… Continue Reading

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 isostatically pressed for very high mechanical properties and enhanced reliability and with an excellent balance between bending strength, hardness and fracture… Continue Reading

Diamond Coated Boron Nitride

Diamond Coated Boron Nitride

Ultra Biotics have developed a new process to coat boron nitride with diamond by keying the diamond into the surface rather than laying it onto the surface. The new process addresses the problems associated with diamond coating on boron nitride and how to overcome them to produce an excellent pinhole free and well adhered diamond… Continue Reading

New Challenges For The Orange One

New Challenges For The Orange One

The development of a new composite is always a significant event and the production of a material that instead of marginally improving properties significantly increases them, is even more significant. CeramaZirc Ultra Tough was developed by Precision Ceramics following customer demand to meet some of the new challenges encountered in the oil and gas industry.… Continue Reading

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

Technical Ceramics Journey Deeper Into Space

Having successfully designed and manufactured a series of highly technical ceramic components which have been used in spacecraft visiting Mars, Mercury and Saturn, the close association of Precision Ceramics with space exploration has taken another giant leap forward with the latest mission to the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. BepiColombo is a… Continue Reading

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