Norbide® Hot Pressed Boron Carbide

Product Announcement from Saint-Gobain High Performance Ceramics, Refractories and Hexoloy® Products

Norbide® Hot Pressed Boron Carbide (B4C) is one of the hardest materials known and offers excellent chemical and wear resistance for demanding applications such as blast nozzles, monument nozzles and armor components. Components made with Norbide® B4C offer longer service life which can translate into lower costs, reduced maintenance and less downtime for many applications.


  • Abrasives for polishing & lapping
  • Wear resistant components, pumping, water jet cutters, etc.
  • Dressing/forming sticks
  • Ballistic armor tiles
  • Nozzles for grit blasting slurry

Norbide® Hot Pressed Boron Carbide (data sheet)