Glebar knows Advanced Ceramics.
From Automotive to Energy, Glebar’s in-depth knowledge and experience in grinding this challenging material, both in the pre- and sintered state, has allowed it to deliver many successful process solutions to many customers around the globe.
Glebar's versatile precision grinding machines are workhorses which require a smaller footprint than similar machines yet excel in demanding high production environments where the name of the game is high volume at low cost, with exceptional precision. Below are selected case studies demonstrating how our machines excel at grinding ceramics:
Challenge: To accurately grind alumina spacers used in nuclear power plant control rods. The length of the components are extremely critical to the efficiency of the fuel rod. The components need to be processed at a high rate and length verified for all parts.
Challenge: To grind a ceramic insulator body for lean burn gas engines for use in cogeneration plants and containerized power generation units. Customer required four diameters as well multiple compound angles and radii to be ground concentric to the ID within .003”.
Below is a sample of Ceramic components Glebar has ground over the years. Please contact us and send us your drawing for a personal consultation.