This trusted and reliable material technology delivers increased productivity for vertical firing assemblies while maximizing construction stability and fired product quality.
Customized design services are available to optimize high-load beams further to meet individual customer requirements.
Features and Benefits
- Structural efficiencies in high-temperature applications
- Minimum kiln furniture mass
- Maximum strength
- Increased automation compatibility for loading and unloading
|SiC-content||Max. Service Temperature||Bulk Density||Apparent Porosity Vol.||Modolus of Rupture||Thermal Expansion αRT 1,100°C|
|Crystar® 2000||> 99||1,600||2.7||15||80||90||4.8|
|Crystar® 3000||> 97||1,600||2.7||15||80||90||4.8|
|Hexoloy® SE||> 98||1,900||3.05||5.10||280||
Suitable for firing alumina and mullite rollers up to 5 m.
Parts are subjected to a high-load test before shipment.
What preparation is required before high-load beams can be installed in equipment?
Installation is straightforward. Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ experienced engineers are on hand to offer guidance on beam installation and best practice advice on avoiding damage via beam expansion or thermal cycling when in use.