3M Advanced Materials Division Datasheets for Ceramic Powders and Precursors

Ceramic powders and precursors contain oxides, carbides, nitrides, carbon, and other non-metals. They are usually micron or mesh-size in distribution. Ceramic powders, sol-gel solutions and precursors are fabricated through atomization, crushing, milling, precipitation, and other chemical processes.
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Product Name Notes
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™ 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™ 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...