Supports

A-supports and Shoes

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ leverages its extensive expertise in kiln furniture systems to design and customize products for every type of kiln and automated system.

Trusted, reliable material technology delivers increased productivity and reduced energy consumption in the production of DPF & GPF filters, substrate manufacturing, sanitaryware, dinnerware and technical ceramics.

Customized design services are available, and Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ experienced engineers are on hand to support customers in selecting the most appropriate product and material for their applications. Unique designs and materials ensure high oxidation and corrosion resistance, excellent thermal shock resistance and outstanding structural support for kiln furniture systems.

Features and Benefits

Benefits
  • High oxidation
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Excellent thermal shock resistance
  • Outstanding structural support
  • Adapted mechanical strength
  • Excellent creep resistance
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)
Mulnorite® KN 176 82 1,700 2.7 17 10 5 5.3
Mullfrax® EM 27 90 1,750 3 17 8 8 170
Alundum® AH 191 A 91 1,750 2.9 20 14 7 7
AnnaCarbid® 42 40 1,430 2.5 20 20 10 5
AnnaCarbid® 65 65 1,450 2.5 21 15 15 5
AnnaCarbid® 94 84 1,500 2.5 17 20 20 5
NSiC 2165 79 1,600 - 1,650 2.72 15 40 50 4.5
NSiC 2172 80 1,600 2.65 17 35 45 4.5
AnnaSicon® RTH 75 1,650 2.63 17 40 35 4.5
Silit® SK 85 1,380 3 0 260 260 4.5
Silit® SKD 85 1,380 3 0 260 260 4.5
N-Durance® 70 1,450 - 2,642 2.75 ≤ 1 170 - 180 170 - 190 4.4
Crystar® 2000  > 99 1,600 2.7 15 80 90 4.8
Crystar® 3000 > 97 1,600 2.7 15 80 90 4.8
Hexoloy® > 99 1,750 3.07 < 0.6 380 370 4
Product Use

Suitable for use in the production of DPF/GPF, sanitaryware, tableware and technical ceramics.

FAQ

Are standard support designs available?

Yes. Standard supports are available in frequently used dimensions. Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ experienced engineers are also on hand to recommend product and design options to optimize load, creep resistance, kiln atmosphere, and firing cycles.

Documents

Brochures & Flyers
Ceramic Systems Kilns & Furnaces - Brochure

Products and solutions for kilns and furnaces are specifically designed and developed to facilitate consistent and long-term performance.

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