FRIATEC Aktiengesellschaft

Company Name / address details

FRIATEC Aktiengesellschaft
Steinzeugstr. 50
68229 Mannheim
Germany

Contact

Phone

+ 49 (0) 621 486 18 79

Fax

+ 49 (0) 621 486 25 18 79

E-Mail

info-frialit@friatec.de

Homepage

www.friatec-ceramics.com

Turnover total

184 mio Euro

Ownership

Aliaxis Group

Management

Klaus Wolf

Number of Employees

Total: 1073

In R + D: 74

Company profile

FRIALIT-DEGUSSIT produces components based on customer specifications and also has an extensive programme of standard high-performance ceramics. The product dimensions range from a few millimetres up to about 2 m. FRIALIT-DEGUSSIT stands for an experienced team of innovative application engineers, experimental production specialists and conscientious quality assurance. Our philosophy is to support our customers in the ceramic material selection, design and project execution. More than 150 years of experience in ceramic production, new-developed materials coupled with innovative engineering are the pillars of the successful development of the company the last three decades.

Production programm

Materials*

alumina
cermet
silicon carbide
silicon nitride
zirconia
zirconia toughened alumina/ alumina toughened zirconia ZTA/ATZ

User industries**

accelerators
automotive, aviation, space travel
electrical and thermal insulation
electronics and sensors
energy technology, power generation
environmental technology
fluid technology
food and beverage applications
friction-reduction, wear- and corrosion -protection
heat treatment
high temperature applications
laboratory technology
mechanical and chemical process engineering
medical technology
metal industry
optics
photovoltaics
refractories
semiconductor processing equipment
surface treatment
textile
vacuum technology

Main components

customer specified parts; serial products: tubes multi-bore tubes, plates crucibles, feedthroughts, usluating tubes, etc.

Production plants (key equipment)***

after firing machining
assembling
bonding
brazing of metal-ceramic assemblies
CIM
CIP
coating
dry pressing
extrusion
fast ceramic production
finishing
grinding
hard machining
HIP
hot pressing
isostatic pressing
lapping
polishing
powder processing
pressing
rapid prototyping
sintering
ultrasonic assisted machining
unfired machining
uniaxial pressing
vacuum / gas pressure sintering
wet pressing

Product development Partnerships

customers

yes

institutes

yes

Project funding

industry

yes

Project duration (Average duration in month)

completely different

Pilot run series

yes

Market Leadership

huge parts; spacer cans; ceramic-metal-assemblies (e.g.components for accelerators or sensors)

Special Know How

material development; processing and grinding

Certificates

TÜV Cert DIN ISO EN 9001 / TÜV Cert DIN ISO EN 14001 Quality Management System for material producers according to rule 97/23/EG, DIN ISO 50001 : 2011, QM System acc. to EN 764-5, article 4.2 and AD 2000-Merkblatt WO