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Custom-made Ceramic
and Glass Components

Electrical Applications

Glass and ceramics are both excellent electrical insulators. The dielectric properties of ceramics are used in capacitance and microwave applications.

Examples include:

High voltage insulator

Machined MACOR® components provide very high dielectric strength in high-voltage applications.

Machined quartz insulators are used in a similar way.

Feed throughs

Glass-to-metal seals provide electrical insulation while allowing hermetic packages to be made.

Capacitance standards

High accuracy disks in glass and ceramics are used as capacitance standards.

X-Ray equipment

Metal-ceramic assemblies are used in X-Ray tubes.

Fish spine beads

These interlocking beads are used to insulate wires, particularly at high temperature.