Flash Sintering

Manufacturing cost reduction and energy efficiency are key priorities for many industries.

At Lucideon, the Flash Sintering (FS) group was set up following a call from the ceramics industry to help it to reduce high energy costs. With support from the Regional Growth Fund, we are commercializing an innovative processing technology which takes Flash Sintering from the laboratory to the factory floor. We are the only facility in the world to have the capability for field enhanced technology development and demonstration at the manufacturing scale.

With Flash Sintering we aim to improve your competitive advantage and profitability by providing you with customized technologies to optimize your materials processing and end-product properties.

It is anticipated that the new technology will reduce the cost of ceramics manufacture via reduction in furnace temperature and sintering times.

It should also allow the sintering of novel materials, enabling new products to be developed, especially in those sectors that use technical ceramics, such as the healthcare sector, electroceramics and defence sectors.

Applications of Flash Sintering

Applications of Field Enhanced Sintering


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Resources

  • Summary Document

    Low Energy Firing Project Summary

    pdf 3 MB

  • Data Sheet

    Flash Sintering Technology

    pdf 808 KB

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