Machinable Silica, Quartz, and Silicate Materials Datasheets

MACOR® Machinable Glass Ceramic Bar
from Accuratus Corporation

High use temperature. Non-flammable. Excellent electrical insulator. Excellent thermal insulator. Dimensionally stable. MACOR machinable glass ceramic gives you the characteristics you need from a ceramic with the added benefit of easy fabrication using ordinary machine tools. No longer is it... [See More]

  • Performance Features: Machinable ceramic
  • Shape / Form: BarStock
  • Silicate Type: Glass Ceramics
  • Length: 2.99 to 12.01
MACOR® Glass-Ceramic Bars -- 3" Length MACOR Bar
from San Jose Delta Associates, Inc.

Macor is a relatively easy material to machine using ordinary carbide drills, end mills, taps, etc. and doesn ’t require post machining firing. Macor-Machinable Glass Ceramic is also unique in that it can withstand 1000 °C, has low thermal conductivity and is a good electrical insulator. [See More]

  • Performance Features: Machinable ceramic; Optical Grade; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation; Thermal Insulation or Fire Proofing Material; Composite; Dielectric
  • Shape / Form: BarStock
  • Silicate Type: Glass Ceramics
  • Length: 3
Aremcolox™ 502 Series Ceramic -- 502-1100-UF
from Aremco Products, Inc.

Aremco offers a broad range of machinable and fully-dense ceramic materials for applications in which high temperature insulation, thermal shock resistance and high dielectric strength are required. Aremcolox ™ and Super-Heat ceramics include compositions based on alumina, alumino-silicates,... [See More]

  • Performance Features: Machinable ceramic; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation
  • Shape / Form: Plate / Board; Rod; BarStock
  • Silicate Type: Al Silicate or Mica Based
  • MOR / Flexural Strength: 4500
ALTRA® Alumina Bulk Fiber -- ALTRA® B 72
from Rath Incorporated

Mullite composition, superior thermal shrinkage resistance, compressibility and resiliency. Preferred composition for vacuum forming of boards for oxidizing and neutral atmospheres up to 1800 °C. [See More]

  • Performance Features: Machinable ceramic; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation; Thermal Insulation or Fire Proofing Material
  • Composition: 71%Al2O3-28%SiO2-0.1%Fe2O3-0.2%Other Oxides
  • Silicate Type: Silica or fused silica; Mullite
  • Bond & Processing: Sintered / Fired