Aremco: Machinable Glass-Ceramic
November 20, 2000
Aremcolox™ 502-600 is a new advanced, machinable glass-ceramic developed by Aremco Products, Inc. for use in electrical/electronic and high temperature applications to 1100°F (593°C). According to the company, principal features include outstanding electrical resistance, low thermal conductivity, high mechanical strength, zero porosity and ease of machinability using carbide tools. Specifications include compressive and flexural strengths of 32,000 and 14,000 psi, respectively; a dielectric strength of 380 volts per mil; dielectric constant of 6.8 at 1 MHz; and thermal conductivity of 4.08 Btu-in/hr-ft2°F. Aremcolox™ 502-600 is typically used in high temperature electrical systems.