Crystar® Discs and Plate Setters

Silicon Carbide Ceramic

Plate setters are primarily used in the dinnerware industry. Specialist Crystar® setters and disc shapes are frequently employed in technical ceramics applications. A comprehensive range of single and multi-plate, ring and disc setters is available in several different materials, ideal for use in fast-firing systems.

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent thermal conductivity
  • Excellent thermal shock resistance
  • Shape stability and strength
  • Defined flatness and surface finish
  • Availability of customized shapes
Material Properties
  SiC-content Max. Service Temperature Bulk Density Apparent Porosity Vol. Modolus of Rupture Thermal Expansion αRT 1,100°C
  (%) (°C) (kg/dm3) (%) (RT2) (1,400°C) (10-6/K)
Crystar® 2000 > 99 1,600 2.7 15 80 90 4.8
Crystar® 3000 > 97 1,600 2.7 15 80 90 4.8
Product Use

Suitable for firing a diverse range of dinnerware, electronics, and semiconductors.


What is the maximum use temperature for Crystar® plate setters?

Crystar® plate setters are suitable for use at temperatures exceeding 1,450°C, allowing them to be used to fire technical porcelain.