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Materials for non-ferrous metal smelting















Functional Materials manufactures a wide selection of SiAlON and silicon nitride materials with mechanical and thermal properties tailored for use in aluminum and non-ferrous metal smelting and molten metal handling industries. FMM's newest product, Sialon SN02, is the latest in sintered silicon nitride based products. Superior performance of SN02 is derived from its unique combination of toughness strength and oxidation resistance.

Our SNO2 has widespread use in foundries due to its non-wetting properties, long life and oxidation resistance for operation at high temperatures of up to 1400°C in air. FMM offers a wide range of products including:

  • Crucibles

  • Metal feed tubes for aluminum casting

  • Injectors for degassing

  • Burners

  • Ladles

  • Thermocouple protection tubes



Other products can be manufactured to customer requirements

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