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Ceramic Rods Companies and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of ceramic rod manufacturers and suppliers. Find ceramic rod companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture ceramic rod to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top ceramic rods manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the ceramic rod companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of ceramic sharpening rods, ceramic sharpening tools, and alumina rods of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Myrtle Beach, SC 609-397-8330609-397-8341

    We do ceramic rods and we do them well! Ensuring that our customers are receiving the highest quality of care is one of our highest priorities. We are dedicated to providing some of the quickest turnaround times in the industry in order to better serve you! To learn more about how our company may be able to benefit you; get in touch with our customer service representatives today!

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  • Pittsburgh, PA 412-406-7171

    Our ceramic rods are used in a variety of applications and industries. C-Mac International, LLC has been providing engineering solutions for many years. We specialize in using many different materials including Alumina, Steatite, Cordierite, Zirconia, and MgO for all of our components. Call us today for a free price quote or visit our website for more information!

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  • Fremont, CA 510-249-9700

    Applied Ceramics is a fabricator of custom-made ceramic parts designed for semiconductor, solar, fuel cell, oil drilling, nuclear, and numerous other industries. Materials include ACI-995 Alumina, Zirconia, and more. Our extensive experience with precision designs supported by our team of specialists ensures that our customers have the ideal solution to meet the needs of their application. To get started, contact us today!

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  • Quakertown, PA 215-536-3500

    Insaco provides custom grinding and machining services to fabricate precision parts from sapphire, quartz, and most technical ceramics including alumina, zirconia, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, aluminum nitride, and others. Engineers are available to discuss material options/alternative recommendations, as well as design concepts to help our customers minimize fabrication costs. Since 1947 Insaco has enjoyed an extremely strong reputation for reliably meeting the toughest grinding and machining requirements in working with these difficult materials.

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  • Latrobe, PA 724-532-1900

    Alumina Ceramic Components, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer that specializes in precision engineered ceramic components. We work most often with green machining and press to shape ceramics. We also provide post firing grinding, glazing, and colorization. We fabricate parts made to the customer’s specifications.

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  • Midway, GA 912-880-3526

    Utilizing advanced ceramic materials, Elan offers innovative solutions at competitive prices with short lead times: Technical glass & ceramic parts for aerospace & defense, microelectronics, health care, lighting, automotive, marine, telecommunications, etc. The preeminent independent U.S. company producing technical glass, ceramic & glass ceramic composite preforms for hermetic seals & spacers.

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Ceramic Rods

Ceramic rods are widely used as knife sharpeners, as decorative embellishments on furniture and even in some aerospace applications; some high performance ceramic rods have been used in jet engine systems. Because of ceramic rods’ limited capacity for load-bearing, and because they can’t be used to transmit wires and cords like ceramic tubing, ceramic rods are generally limited to a few applications.

Ceramic rods can be created in several ways, but among the most efficient and effective means of ceramic rod creation is extrusion. Extrusion is the process of forcing molten material through a die in order to shape it. A die is a metal plate with a specially-shaped hole cut through it. The extrusion process begins with a collection of raw material. In the case of ceramics forming, that raw material can be aluminum oxide (also known as alumina), silicon carbide, zirconia and many other similar materials. Those materials are suspended above a conveyance channel in a hopper. Gravity is used to release the suspended materials into the cavity. Once in the cavity, the materials are heated to their melting points and pressurized. Heating and pressurizing raw ceramic materials makes them workable; once melted they can be forced through the die, and as they pass through the die they take its shape. In the case of rod extrusion, the die shape can be as simple as a circle; this will produce a long cylinder as material is forced through it. Once the material emerges on the other side of the die, it has become a newly extruded ceramic rod. At this point the rod can be cut and prepared for shipment or additional processing if necessary.



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