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 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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...