High-Performance Materials

Advanced ceramics and refractories are at the forefront of modern engineering, offering unprecedented performance characteristics to meet and exceed strict parameters for success. Satisfying the most demanding functionalities – such as corrosion or deformation resistance, light-weighting, high-temperature strength, processing efficiency, and much more – demands the most advanced materials. 

High-Performance Materials from Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories is built on decades of expertise in cutting-edge materials science and manufacturing. Leveraging the latest bonding and forming techniques, we have developed a catalog of precision alloys based on the market’s leading high-performance materials. This enables us to provide fully functionalized solutions for routine applications and some of the world’s most challenging processing environments alike.

Our full range of high-performance materials includes both oxide and non-oxide ceramics:

Contact us today for more information about our tailormade high-performance materials.

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Alumina (Al2O3)

Alumina (Al2O3)

Description

Suppliers of aluminum oxide (alumina) ceramics which is the most popular fine ceramic.

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Boron Carbide (B4C)

Boron Carbide (B4C)

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Chromium Oxide (Cr2O3)

Chromium Oxide (Cr2O3)

Description

Saint-Gobain is a supplier of Chromium Oxide ceramics, often used as a refractory material.

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Mullite

Mullite

Description

Mullite or porcelainite is a rare silicate mineral formed during contact metamorphism of clay minerals.

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Silicon Carbide (SiC)

Silicon Carbide (SiC)

Description

Silicon carbide ceramics for a range of industries, including electronics.

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Silicon Nitride (Si3N4)

Silicon Nitride (Si3N4)

Description

Suppliers of Silicon Nitride (Si3N4) ceramics for a range of industries including automotive parts.

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Zirconia (ZrO2)

Zirconia (ZrO2)

Description

Zirconia (ZrO2) is unique among the fine ceramic oxide group due to its exceptional fracture toughness and thermal expansion properties