technical ceramics

BCE founded in 1986 manufactures customized oxide ceramic components made out of Alumina (Al2O3) and Zirconia (ZrO2) and secondary out of mixed oxides ATZ (Alumina Toughened Zirconia) and ZTA (Zirconia Toughened Alumina) starting with lot sizes from one part.

Based on more than 20 years experience in the field of engineering ceramics BCE assists its customers in questions of an optimum material choice for specific applications. Even a prototype manufacturing can be realized in short time before launching a series production.


BCE donates for the victims of the earthquake in the Himalaya region…
Two weeks after the devastating earthquake in Nepal another massive quake occurred in the Himalayan state. The massive aftershock brought more houses to collapse. After the quake on 25 April almost half a million homes were destroyed or severely damaged in Nepal. Millions of Nepalis are currently living in tents and are dependent on food deliveries.

BCE supports Gordon Research Conference (GRC)
BCE Special Ceramics GmbH supports the symposium "Chemical Reactions at Surfaces" of the well-established Gordon Research Conference , taking place 8 - 13th February 2015 in Ventura, California (USA)( The GRC provides an excellent program with outstanding speakers from all over the world, especially from Europe, USA and Asia. Most participants work in the field of UHV -based surface research and thus provide an international platform for presentations and discussions at the highest academic level.

Ceramic inner thread realized with M1.2 mm
For a UHV manipulator at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (Department of Physical Chemistry), a ceramic sample holder made out of Alumina A-997 was realized containing 6 internal threads M1.2. The sample holder is used in a temperature range from 100 K to 1.500 K for measurements in ultra-high vacuum.

BCE invests in technology development
For the start to the year 2014 a fourth CNC circular precision grinding machine was ordered and will be set into operation with end of this year. Manufacturing capabilities and capacities will be further extended at BCE company, in line with our customers’ needs.

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BCE Special Ceramics GmbH