Macor® is most used for its machinability. Softer as the other ceramic materials, Macor® allows fast turnaround to obtain complex structures with tight tolerances. Macor® can be grinded and facilitate the drilling and milling operations.
Microcertec uses Macor® from the company Corning. Macor® is a glass ceramic with Silica (50%) and also Magnesium und Aluminium.
Macor® have the following features :
- good electrical insulation
- good thermal insulation
- dimensional stability
- vacuum resistant and no outgasing
Macor® is widely used in the following applications :