Household appliances industry

A wide range of technical ceramic components are used in every household: controllers, fuses and insulating material often fulfill a variety of functions. Ceramic materials are used primarily as temperature-resistant, wear-resistant and electrically insulating bodies.

Some outstanding properties

  • Very good dielectric strength, no risk of fire
  • Outstanding resistance to temperature and stability
  • Low dielectric losses

Typical household applications

  • Fan heaters and hairdryers
  • Water boilers and coffee machines
  • Casings of electrical contacts and wiring elements of electrical stoves with cooktops made of glass-ceramic (Ceran)


Example household