Ceramic Balls

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What are Ceramic Balls?

Ceramic balls are a specialized type of ball bearing made from ceramic materials. Ceramic balls have unique characteristics that make them superior to other types of balls for use in industrial applications. They offer excellent hardness, high strength and wear resistance, as well as low electrical conductivity and thermal conductivity. Unlike metal or plastic balls, ceramic balls are resistant to corrosion and can withstand harsh environments without deteriorating.

Features of Ceramic Balls

Compared to other types of balls, ceramic balls offer several features. They have a longer lifespan, lower friction, and better resistance to wear and corrosion. They are also lightweight and have a high strength-to-weight ratio, making them ideal for use in high-performance applications.

What are Ceramic Balls Used for?

Ceramic balls have a wide range of applications in various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, chemical, and medical. They are commonly used as grinding media, catalyst supports, ball bearings, and cutting tools. Ceramic balls are also used in high-temperature and high-pressure environments.

How to Choose Ceramic Balls

When choosing ceramic balls, it's important to consider factors such as material type, size, and grade. Material type will depend on the application, while size and grade will determine the ball's performance. Other factors to consider include surface finish, tolerance, and the presence of defects.

Why LILY Bearing?

LILY Bearing's ceramic balls offer many advantages for industrial applications that make them the ideal choice. Here are a few of the key benefits:

  • High precision: Thanks to advanced manufacturing techniques, LILY Bearing produces ceramic balls with excellent dimensional and geometrical accuracy which ensures greater accuracy during operation.
  • Wide selection: LILY Bearing provides a wide range of ceramic ball options across a variety of sizes. Material options include Silicon nitride (Si3N4), Zirconia (ZRO2), Alumina (Al2O3) and Silicon carbide (SIC) from 0.4mm to just over 115mm in diameter with the most common sizes in between. Precision grades provided are 5, 10, 16, 25 and 100.1.
  • Durability & reliability: Thanks to their high-quality construction, ceramic balls from LILY Bearings are highly durable and reliable. They will stand up to harsh environments without deteriorating or becoming damaged over time.
  • Cost savings: Due to their low weight, ceramic balls from LILY Bearings also offer cost savings as they require less energy for operation compared to other materials.