Ceramic Industry News

Pechiney Doubles Capacity for Superground Aluminas

June 27, 2001
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
Pechiney recently announced that it will double capacity for superground aluminum oxides at its Gardanne, France, facility. Following the development of a range of low soda reactive alumina for refractories applications, Pechiney has expanded its production capacity to follow the demands of this market. Reactive aluminas are used for the production of high alumina monolithic refractories, which are gaining market share over conventional bricks and shaped refractories due to superior cost/performance ratio. The new facility, which will come on stream in January 2002, will also be used for the production of fine ceramics grade aluminas in response to the demands of the electronics industry.

For more information, visit http://www.altech.pechiney.com .

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

In-Depth Features

These articles detail innovative advanced ceramic and glass materials and technologies.


Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

More Podcasts


Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue features details on advanced materials such as ceramic matrix composites and piezoelectric ceramics, among many others. Be sure to check it out!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40