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Applications examples linked to technical ceramic

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF MEDICAL & OPTICS

Specific properties:

  • Chemical neutrality
  • Compositions close to bone tissue
  • Biological tolerance by organism
  • Torsion resistance
  • Frictional resistance
  • Optical properties
  • Hardness

 

Applications examples:

  • Dental Implants and prostheses
  • Dental bridges
  • Bone prostheses
  • Bones substitution
  • Eye surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Surgical tools and instrumentation
  • Medical and analysis instrumentation
  • Medical implants (cochlear, pacemaker)
  • Lasers
  • Infrared detectors, …

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF AERONAUTICS / SPACE:

 Ceramic Matrix Composites

Specific properties:

  • Hardness
  • Solidity
  • Heat-resistant
  • Wear resistance
  • Erosion resistance by abrasive particles
  • Refractory materials
  • Thermal properties
  • Mechanical reliability
  • Resistance to harsh atmosphere conditions

 

Applications examples:

  • Tailpipe flaps
  • Flam grip rings
  • Outlet cone
  • Turbine elements (blades)
  • Combustion chamber
  • Mirror of spatial telescope
  • Sensor of fuel nivel
  • Spatial organization such as front, leading edge, heat shield, …

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF ENVIRONMENT

Specific properties:

  • Processing possibility of very thin layer (filters and membranes)

Applications examples:

  • Detecting sensors of polluting gas
  • Catalysts, catalytic converter
  • Photovoltaic tiles
  • Food industry or water purification filters
  • Particle filters for diesel engine
  • Nuclear waste inerting
  • Covering for waste incinerators

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF ENERGY AND TRANSPORT SECTOR

Specific properties:

  • Heat-resistant in an oven or a swivel engine at top speed
  • Wear resistance
  • Resistance to chemical attack

 

Applications examples:

  • Spark plug and diesel preheating
  • Power-locked system
  • Brake (composites C/C)
  • Particle filters for diesel engine
  • Catalyst support
  • Gas sensors
  • Piston and crankshaft
  • Oxygen sensor
  • Turbines for hybrid electrical vehicles
  • Heating elements for high-temperature kiln
  • Heat exchanger
  • Battery elements
  • Fuel cell and membranes for gas separation
  • Nuclear fuels, …

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF ELECTRONICS & ELECTROTECHNICS

Specific properties:

  • Insulating properties
  • Allows heat dissipation
  • Resistance in harsh envirnoment

 

Example of applications:

  • Capacitors (mono or multilayer)
  • Insulators
  • Electronic boxes
  • Arresters
  • Electronic devices and circuits supports
  • Piezoelectric materials and components
  • Pressure sensors
  • Actuators
  • Ultrasonic sound generator
  • Humidity, temperature and gaz sensors
  • Heating items
  • Magnetic storage and reading
  • Permanent magnets
  • Transformers
  • Dielectric resonator for hyperfrequency componants, …

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF DESIGN AND HABITAT

 Sanitary fittings, Coating, Ornament, Building

Specific properties:

  • Hygiene : antibacterial material
  • Easy cleaning
  • Non combustible
  • Unalterable
  • Rotproof
  • Robustness
  • Watertightness
  • Wear resistance

 

Example of applications:

  • Walls/Floors tiles (Swimming pools, Hospitals, Hostels,
    Bathrooms …)
  • Crokery adapted to the current conditions of use (micro-wave, dishwasher, …)
  • Hobs
  • Door handles
  • Ornament
  • Tiles and bricks
  • Piping
  • Terra cotta products
  • Plumbing fixtures, …

 

APPLICATIONS IN THE FIELD OF LUXURY

 Watchmaking, Jewellery, Cosmetics / Beauty

Specific properties:

  • Hypoallergenic material
  • Hardness
  • Valuable material
  • Wear and scratch resistance

 

Example of applications:

  • Watch shell
  • Watch face
  • Watch straps
  • Jewellery
  • Hair straightener, …

 

OTHER INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

  • Melted metals filters
  • Refractory for television screens
  • Machining plates
  • Bearings
  • Spraying nozzles for agriculture

 


 

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