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 Industrial Components

Industrial Components

Harsh industrial applications call for the highest levels of industrial strength. Ceradyne industrial components are designed for extreme temperatures, fracture toughness and chemical erosion resistance.

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 Defense Protection Systems

Defense Protection Systems

Be ready for the toughest challenges with the advanced technology of Ceradyne's defense protection systems. This head-to-toe gear features the perfect balance of safety and portability.

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 Stable Isotopes

Stable Isotopes

From silicon wafer manufacturing to nuclear applications, the top-tier compositions of stable isotopes from Ceradyne feature the high purity and consistent quality that these complex industries demand.

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 Specialty Glass

Specialty Glass

Featuring a variety of high performance properties, specialty glass products from Ceradyne serve a broad range of applications. They're custom-milled to meet the specific needs of each of our customers.

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 Fused Silica

Fused Silica

Consistent, high-purity fused silica grains and powders from Ceradyne, enable the production of temperature-insensitive, highly dimensionally stable investment castings for a variety of applications.

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Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company

As a worldwide leader in the development and production of advanced ceramic systems and components, Ceradyne has become a trusted name in nuclear power, oil and gas, solar energy, automotive, defense and other highly technical industries.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M, Ceradyne continues to deliver innovative new products and technologies to customers around the world. Get an insider's look into the labs of 3M and Ceradyne following the 3M acquisition of Ceradyne in 2012.

When Ceramic Powerhouses Collaborate – How the 3M–Ceradyne Merger Drives Innovation (PDF, 1.9 Mb)

This article is made available with permission from the American Ceramics Society.


High-quality materials and precise manufacturing give Ceradyne cathode products the edge in a variety of challenging applications.

Defense Protection Systems

Defense protection systems from Ceradyne have you covered with advanced armor systems and ballistic helmets among the lightest and most durable available.

Electron Guns

Electron guns from Ceradyne deliver the combined power and precision of our cathodes, mounting structures and standoff products.

ESK Ceramics

ESK Ceramics GmbH and Co. KG, a 3M company, boasts a broad portfolio of advanced ceramics, ceramic powders and functional coatings.

Fused Silica and Fused Silica Shapes

Ceradyne supplies fused silica flours, grains, and shell systems and fused silica shapes for a global industrial market where high temperatures, thermal shock resistance and low thermal expansion are required.

Specialty Glass

Ceradyne specialty glass products feature a variety of high performance properties and are custom-milled to meet application needs.

Stable Isotopes

Stable isotopes from Ceradyne provide optimized materials for critical applications serving both the nuclear and semiconductor industries.

Technical Ceramics

Ceradyne technical ceramics provide solutions that operate in harsh environments, meet increasing regulations and perform in demanding applications.



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