N-Durance® XXL Plates

Nitride Bonded Silicon Carbide XXL Plates

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ innovative XXL plate size guarantees more products and less kiln furniture for a system – a key consideration in meeting customers’ increasing efficiency requirements. Individual designs are available up to approximately 1250 x 900 x 10 mm - approximately twice as large as other advanced silicon carbide plates on the market.



  • Increased setting space
  • Enhanced automation of the loading processes
  • High thermal shock resistance
  • Further reduction of structural supports and kiln furniture
  • Elimination of joints and seams underneath the product
  • Flatness retention over large setting area


Material Properties
 SiC-contentMax. Service TemperatureBulk DensityApparent Porosity Vol.Modolus of RuptureThermal Expansion αRT 1,100°C
N-Durance®701,4502.75≤ 1170 – 180170 – 1904.4

Suitable for firing a diverse range of DPF/GPF products, abrasives and grinding media, and tableware products.



N-Durance® XXL plates are available in sizes up to approximately 1250 x 900 x 10 mm.


Can N-Durance® XXL plates be moved easily?

Yes. The N-Durance® material is extremely strong, meaning that XXL plates are lightweight while ensuring excellent performance.