Silicon Carbide - Alumina Bonded

Altron™ Alumina Bonded Silicon Carbide – Abrasion resistance approaches that of much more expensive, fully dense, advanced ceramics, but retains the outstanding thermal shock resistance of less dense refractory grade materials. Altron is designed for use in applications where there is a high level of abrasive wear and the expense of an advanced ceramic material is too great, or the denser advanced ceramic is cracking due to thermally induced or other mechanical stresses. Altron offers superior oxidation resistance at elevated temperatures.

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  • In the December issue of Hydrocarbon Engineering, Tim Connors, Ted Collins and Jeffrey Bolebruch of Blasch Precision Ceramics offer insights in material selection for abrasive applications with specific reference to the use of abrasion resistant alumina bonded silicon carbide air grid nozzles.
  • In this article, market manager Tim Connors discusses the challenges of material selection in a typical coal-fired power plant.