Silicon nitride –

StarCeram N

The ceramic material known as silicon nitride is an all-round talent in the technical ceramics arena. With its great strength and fracture toughness, very good thermal shock resistance and excellent wear and impact resistance, silicon nitride is ideal for a wide range of applications. But there’s more to this material than that. Its low-density and great strength also enable optimal implementation of lightweight structures. A huge benefit for the aerospace industry, and many more industry sectors. We can offer you various qualities of StarCeram N – according to your individual requirements.

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Sintered silicon nitride (Si3N4) – the advantages

  • Very good strength up to high temperature ranges (>1200°C)
  • Excellent wear and impact resistance
  • High hardness
  • Fracture toughness
  • Low thermal expansion
  • Relatively low thermal conductivity
  • Very good thermal shock resistance
  • Very good chemical resistance
  • Electrically conductive material available (Grade E)