Demanding automotive and other component wear challenges are addressed using Ceradyne’s
unique grade of silicon nitride for its superior mechanical reliability and wear
Ceradyne is a vertically integrated manufacturer of lightweight, DEFENDER® ceramic
composite armor systems for personnel, vehicle, naval vessel, helicopter and aircraft
A large variety of high performance parts and processes are produced by Ceradyne
for the electronic industry. Parts include wafer processing components, microwave
specialty ceramics, cathodes, and a unique ion implantation system.
Ceradyne material knowledge and manufacturing capabilities are used to produce custom
and commodity products for solving materials related problems in diverse environments.
The unique benefits of Ceradyne advanced ceramic components for the medical industry
set specification standards that cannot be met by similar products made from metals
Ceradyne nuclear products offer a full range of thermal neutron absorbing materials
for criticality control, and chemical isotopes used for both nuclear waste containment
and nuclear power plant neutron radiation control.
Oil and Gas
The harsh oil and gas environment produces chemical, wear, corrosion and high temperature
challenges that can be met through the use of Ceradyne advanced technical ceramics.
Ceradyne Thermo Materials fused silica PV Casting Crucibles are used in the manufacture
of poly-crystalline silicon solar cells, an important alternative energy source.