3M Advanced Materials Division Datasheets for Industrial Ceramic Materials

Industrial ceramic materials are non-metallic, inorganic compounds that include oxides, carbides, or nitrides. They have high melting points, low wear resistance, and a wide range of electrical properties.
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3M™ Boron Nitride 3M boron nitride cooling fillers provide a unique opportunity to improve the efficiency of thermally conductive polymers while maintaining electrical resistivity of an insulator. Ongoing miniaturization and large-scale production of...
3M™ Calcium Hexaboride 3M™ Calcium Hexaboride Powders do not reduce the electrical conductivity of copper when added to melt. This makes them excellent deoxidizing agents for copper refining. 3M™ Calcium Hexaboride (CaB6) Powders...
3M™ Fused Silica From gas turbines to golf clubs, high-precision metal parts require accuracy and consistency at every stage of the manufacturing process. Engineered for use in investment casting foundries, 3M™ Fused Silica...
3M™ Silicon Nitride Heavy-duty diesel engines. Jet engine igniters. Oil wells thousands of feet underground. When extreme conditions like these push equipment to its limits, 3M™ Silicon Nitride industrial ceramics deliver high performance...
3M™ Boron Carbide Sandblasting. Abrasive lapping. Machining ultra-hard metals, ceramics and synthetic gemstones. To withstand conditions in these demanding applications, it takes a material with extreme abrasion resistance – like 3M™ Boron Carbide.
3M™ Silicon Carbide Silicon carbide has come a long way since its use in sandpaper. Today, this versatile ceramic material is used to manufacture components that won’t deform in the blast of a...
3M™ Titanium Diboride Powders High hardness Extremely high electrical conductivity Thermal stability Inert to nonferrous metals 3M™ Titanium Diboride Powders are highly resistant to abrasion, chemical corrosion and high temperatures, making them suitable for...
3M™ Zirconium Diboride Improves service life of carbon-bonded materials Optimal for protecting ZrO2-C refractories Outstanding corrosion resistance against molten ferrous metals 3M™ Zirconium Diboride is a ceramic-based antioxidant used to improve corrosion resistance...