3M™ Silicon Nitride Valve Ball & Seat

3M ID B5005310097
  • Excellent for valves in chemical processing and other industries
  • Performs well in harsh conditions where challenging fluids exist
  • Corrosion and chemical resistant
  • Delivers high strength and fracture toughness
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  • Excellent for valves in chemical processing and other industries
  • Performs well in harsh conditions where challenging fluids exist
  • Corrosion and chemical resistant
  • Delivers high strength and fracture toughness
  • Resistant to wear and erosion
  • Offers design flexibility for a customized solution

3M™ Silicon Nitride Valve Ball & Seats are excellent for valves in chemical processing and other industries where harsh conditions and challenging fluids exist. These balls are robust against cavitation when compared to metallic counterparts.

3M™ Silicon Nitride is an extremely hard and corrosion-resistant ceramic material that is 60% lighter than steel. This material, Sintered Silicon nitride (Si₃N₄), is designed to offer a combination of excellent properties, including thermal and impact shock resistance, electrical insulation, and wear resistance. Available in two grades, XP and HS, 3M™ Silicon Nitride offers a wide degree of design flexibility, making it an outstanding alternative to stainless steel, superalloys, tungsten carbides, and first-generation ceramics such as Al₂0₃ and ZrO₂. These performance benefits make 3M™ Silicon Nitride a perfect solution for valve balls & seats.