MACOR® is a glass ceramic that can be machined with cemented carbide or diamond tools. It consists of a glass matrix containing mica crystals. Its outstanding machinability makes a wide range of precision parts with complex shapes possible.
Fields of application
MACOR® is used for insulators and coil carriers in high- and constant-vacuum environments and for electrode and dielectric carriers in the electrical industry.
- No porosity, no outgassing
- Low thermal conductivity
- Outstanding electrical properties
- Continuous operating temperature: 800 °C
- No sintering necessary
- Coatable with a variety of materials
Read here all about theproperties of MACOR®
Raw material dimensions
- Max. dimensions: 300 x 300 x 50 mm
- Special dimensions only on request
Machining speed and coolant are decisive for successful machining. Read all about the machining of MACOR® here.
MACOR® glass ceramics consist of a glass matrix containing mica crystals. Its composition of 55 % fluorophlogopite mica and 45 % borosilicate glass gives rise to a microstructure that can be machined into complex shapes with conventional metalworking tools. Find out all about MACOR®’s composition here..
MACOR® semi-finished products
Schröder Spezialglas also offers its customers a variety of semi-finished products of this material in different shapes. These stocked materials are sold for various tests or further processing and can be purchased in small quantities.
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