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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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GENERAL INFORMATION

ZIRCAR Ceramics Alumina Furnaceware is high purity aluminum oxide products suitable for use in applications with temperatures as high as 1800C. Available in the form of crucibles, tubes and rods, these fully dense, fine grain materials find use in a range of high temperature applications.

CHARACTERISTICS & PROPERTIES

Composition (wt%)

Al2O3

99.82

SiO2

0.06
CaO 0.04
MgO 0.035
Fe2O3 0.025
Na2O 0.008
TiO2 0.004
Cr2O3 0.003
K2O 0.001

B2O3

0.001
Bulk Density g/cc (pcf) 3.91 (244)
Open Porosity, % 0
Flexural Strength, Mpa (ksi), @

20C

380 (55)

1000C

165 (24)
Compressive Strength @ 20C, Mps (ksi)  3650 (530)
Thermal Conductivity, W/m K ( BTU.in/ft2.hrF) @

20C

36 (250)

800C

8.2 (57)
Expansion Coefficient per C, 20C - 1000C 8.4x10-6

Maximum Use Temperature, C (F)

1800 ( 3272)
 

crucible2.jpg (11765 bytes)SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS

Crucibles for glass melting and crystal growth

High temperature process tubes

Refractory supports

AVAILABILITY

Alumina Furnaceware is available on a custom basis. Special geometries such as plate, disks, rings and custom bore (round corner square, hexagonal, oval, etc.) tubing and cylinders plus custom-machined shapes are available.

Examples of typically supplied items are as follows:

TUBES

Lengths: A = 300mm, B = 600mm, C + 1000mm, D = 1300mm
Tolerances: +/- 0.1 mm ON SMALL SIZES UP TO +/- 0.5 mm ON LARGE SIZES


RODS

Description

L

Diameter

Alumina Rod 1000mm 3mm
Alumina Rod 1000mm 6mm
Alumina Rod 1000mm 8mm
Alumina Rod 1000mm 12mm

CRUCIBLES

Description

D(L)
(mm)

D(W)
(mm)

H
(mm)

CAP
(cm3)

Conical Crucible 15 7 7 0.4
Conical Crucible 26 16 29 8
Conical Crucible 36 28 30 30
Conical Crucible Low Form 48 20 30 30
Conical Crucible Tall Form 48 25 46 40
Micro Crucible 6   2 0.02
Micro Crucible 5   8 0.1
Cylindrical Crucible 14   25 2
Cylindrical Crucible 20   30 5
Cylindrical Crucible 30   45 25
Cylindrical Crucible 35   65 50
Cylindrical Crucible 52   130 200
Cylindrical Crucible 70   150 500
Cylindrical Crucible 118   180 1650
Crystal Growing Crucible 24   100 20
Crystal Growing Crucible 36   150 90

Please contact us with your special requirements. We are pleased to contact you if you would like more information or want to discuss custom product availability and pricing. 

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