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Insaco, Inc. - Learn more about Glass Ceramics

These specialty materials have been formulated by producers to achieve stability of thermal expansion as well as featuring best properties of constituent materials. Some are more transparent like glass, some more opaque like alumina ceramic. All process well by diamond grinding, but where softer than technical ceramics, single-point machining is possible with some. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Ceramic Piston Rods and Mating Sleeves

INSACO has the capability to fabricate ceramic piston rods and mating sleeves to extremely tight tolerance. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Machining & Polishing for Sapphire Tubes

INSACO provides sapphire machining and polishing services for sapphire tubes for infrared countermeasures (IRCM) for military and VIP aircraft. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Piston and Sleeve Assemblies

These pieces represent a large part of our business we developed by learning how to achieve the very tight diameters, and cylindricities needed for these applications. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Silicon Carbide – Reaction Bonded

Properties of Silicon Carbide Vary With Production Technology
The resulting parts will be precision machined and polished to best achieve your design needs. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Silicon Carbide bearing raceways

Our customers typically have a critical application that requires extremely tight tolerances in ultra-hard materials. We also have the capability to grind and polish spherical radius parts in a variety of hard materials, both inside and outside diameters, to optical requirements. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Custom Machined Wafer Carriers

INSACO, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Ceramic Body and Medical Equipment Parts

INSACO Machines Complicated Ceramic Body and Medical Equipment Parts (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Insaco supplies The Parker Solar Probe

INSACO is a key supplier of sapphire and ceramic parts used onboard the Parker solar probe to help researchers better understand the Sun. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - High accuracy ceramic gyroscopic components

High accuracy ceramic gyroscopic components and large ceramic composites used for guidance of various aerospace applications. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Quadrupole collars used for mass spectrometers

Quadrupole collars used for the manufacture of mass spectrometers have been made at INSACO for many years. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Piston Sleeve Assembly Manufacturing

With piston/sleeve clearances down to .00004″, pumping is possible without use of flexible seals. Applications include cryogenic pumping and precision metering. Materials can be alumina, industrial sapphire, or most other technical ceramics. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - High optical quality sapphire

Anisotropic single crystal materials exhibit some properties such as thermal expansion and hardness which vary significantly by orientation. For most applications this is unimportant, however it should be considered. Since 1947, Insaco has had experience with this material and we can provide considerable insight as to how orientation might affect your application. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Why Sapphire Wafer Carriers?

Insaco, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. Through this experience, Insaco® offers multiple hole wafer carriers in sapphire for GaAs, Indium Phosphide, and other semiconductors. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Wafer Carrier Demonstration

INSACO, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. Through this experience, INSACO has perfected the ability to produce sapphire wafer carriers with or without multiple holes for GaAs, Indium Phosphide, and other compound semiconductors. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Pumping is possible without use of flexible seals

With piston/sleeve clearances down to .00004″, pumping is possible without use of flexible seals. Applications include cryogenic pumping and precision metering. Materials can be alumina, industrial sapphire, or most other technical ceramics. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - INSACO Offers Wafer Carriers

INSACO, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Sapphire tubes for infrared countermeasures

High accuracy ceramic gyroscopic components and large ceramic composites used for guidance of various aerospace applications. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Wafer Carriers in Sapphire

Insaco Offers Wafer Carriers With or Without Multiple Holes

Insaco, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. Through this experience, Insaco has perfected the ability to produce sapphire wafer carriers with or without multiple holes for GaAs, Indium Phosphide, and other compound semiconduct... (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Ultra Hard Materials Designers Guide

Once you specify which properties are most important, the “guide” searches our database of materials and presents you with various materials listing the selected properties ranked as you specify and often includes some other materials provided as references. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Sapphire machining for military & VIP aircraft.

Insaco provides sapphire machining and polishing services for sapphire tubes for infrared countermeasures (IRCM) for military and VIP aircraft. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Not sure about hard materials? Give us a call

The next time you have an application that requires precision machining and you think a metal or plastic material is your only option, think again. Then give us a call and let us help you understand how hard materials just might be a better, more cost efficient, more environmentally sound choice. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Tight Tolerance in a Piston Sleeve Assembly

Applications include cryogenic pumping and precision metering. Materials can be alumina, industrial sapphire, or most other technical ceramics. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. -  Silicon Carbide - for high temp applications

Silicon carbide offers low density and high stiffness, as well as extreme hardness and wear resistance. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Semiconductor Wafer Processing Nesting

INSACO, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. Through this experience, INSACO has perfected the ability to produce sapphire wafer carriers with or without multiple holes for GaAs, Indium Phosphide, and other compound semiconductors. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Silicon Carbide – Sintered

Based on this combination of hardness, resistance to wear, heat and corrosion, SiC is often specified for seal faces and high performance pump parts. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Achieve tighter tolerances with Diamond Grinding

Insaco has both the experience and capability to diamond grind CMC’s to precise tolerance. We have fabricated both civilian and series production military applications for many years and welcome the opportunity to discuss manufacturability issues with customer proposals. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Carbide technical ceramics

Carbide technical ceramics are compounds including Carbon without Oxygen. They are extremely hard, and offer outstanding high temperature strength in non-oxidizing atmospheres. Carbides do exhibit among the highest thermal conductivity and also with lower electrical resistivity. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Sapphire machining for military and VIP aircraft.

In a process flow, sudden stoppages will create very large downtime costs, which can justify the use of a higher-cost ceramic component. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - The Advantages Sapphire has over quartz carriers

INSACO, Inc has become recognized as a worldwide leader in custom machined ceramic and sapphire parts for the semiconductor industry. Through this experience, INSACO has perfected the ability to produce sapphire wafer carriers with or without multiple holes for GaAs, Indium Phosphide, and other compound semiconductors. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Thermal Conductivity Experiment

INSACO has developed specialized equipment and machining techniques to fabricate parts from technical ceramics to exacting tolerances that meet the critical needs of today’s design engineers. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Machined Ceramics Fight Wear

Insaco’s proprietary diamond grinding process and specialized techniques developed over many decades allow us to consistently produce and document parts to exacting specifications. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Precision Machining for Defense and Aerospace

Insaco is a precision machining company that provides finished pieces to customer's specifications from ultra-hard materials, including ceramics, nitrides, carbides, glass, quartz, and especially sapphire. Insaco is ITAR and ISO compliant and our engineers are available to discuss concepts and material choices. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Insaco expertly machines & polishes hard materials

INSACO is an integral part of many amazing projects! (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - “lights-out” 24/7 machining operations

Insaco’s multiple automated hard materials machines are self-sufficient, reducing downtime and increasing the quality and consistency of products. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Machining Ceramics for Medical Applications

Ceramic materials are an excellent choice for in-body use because of their chemical inertness and high wear capability. The materials’ tribological properties, the ability to act as bearing parts without lubrication, are also advantageous for in-body applications. We have machined pieces for various cardiac, orthopedic and cranial applications, all to extremely tight tolerances, on... (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Why Ceramics Instead of Metal for Machined Parts?

We specialize in hard materials such as sapphire, ceramic, aluminum nitride, boron carbide, silicon nitride, and zirconia, to name just a few.

The reason we specialize in these materials instead of metals is that we feel these hard materials have unique properties and characteristics that many times can REPLACE metal, and often at a more cost efficient or property en... (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Machining hard materials

Our customers typically have a critical application that requires extremely tight tolerances in ultra-hard materials. We also have the capability to grind and polish spherical radius parts in a variety of hard materials, both inside and outside diameters, to optical requirements. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Find the Material that’s Right for the Job

Select materials of interest based on what is most important to your application. Once you specify which properties are most important, the "guide" searches our database of materials. It presents you with various materials listing the selected properties ranked as you specify and often includes some other materials provided as references. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Sapphire machining from Insaco

Sapphire, the single crystal form of aluminum oxide, is inherently transparent. Parts fabricated from sapphire exhibit a frosted appearance, then polishing reveals total clarity useful for lens and window applications. (read more)

Insaco, Inc. - Glass ceramic with zero thermal expansion

Designed to exhibit zero thermal expansion over considerable temperature range (read more)