Aerospace & Defense

Custom Ceramics Manufacturing for the Aerospace and Defense Industry:

STC has been a recognized leader in the aerospace and defense industries for over 40 years. We are ITAR registered, AS9100 and ISO 9001 certified.  We create specialized components in partnership with the nation’s most prominent aerospace and defense participants. We work with manufacturers to create specialized components that can withstand the unique and challenging environments, including:

  • High Heat
  • Corrosive Environments
  • Thermal Management Challenges
  • High Mechanical Wear Environments
  • Electrical Insulation Requirements
  • High Temperature/High Pressure Conditions


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Ceramic Materials Solutions Expertise:

We understand the unique characteristics of individual ceramic materials, each of which has unique properties useful within varying aerospace and defense applications. Here are some of the most common materials we work with:

Partnership in Aerospace and Defense Ceramic Application Development:

We host over 135,000 square feet of manufacturing space, which allows us to control the quality of every aspect of the ceramics production process, while still maintaining industry leading levels of access to ceramics engineering talent. We have complete in-house capabilities to partner with you in designing, engineering, tooling and manufacturing technical ceramics to your unique requirements. Our broad selection of materials offers a distinct set of properties that lend themselves for use in diverse aerospace and defense applications, including:

Engine, Exhaust and Propulsion Components:
Ceramic BladesCeramic Engine Monitoring Components
Ceramic Combustion LinersCeramic Nozzles
Ceramic Fuel System ComponentsCeramic Shrouds
Ceramic IgnitersCeramic Vanes
Ceramic LeadsCeramic Seals
Ceramic Tubes and RodsCeramic Valves
Ceramic Rupture Disks 
Electrical Components:
AntennasHigh Voltage Feed-Throughs
Ceramic CapacitorsCeramic Lighting Components
Ceramic ConnectorsCeramic Resistors
Structural Components:
Ceramic Brake ComponentsFlight Control System Components
Ceramic ConnectorsCeramic Armor Plates
Ceramic StrutsCeramic Braking System Components
Ceramic Insulating Tiles 
Optical Components:
Ceramic Night Vision RingsCeramic Optical Domes
Ceramic RF Windows 
Analytical Instrumentation Components:
Ceramic Altimeters ComponentsCeramic Satellite Positioning Components
Ceramic Fire Detection ComponentsCeramic Gyroscope Components
Ceramic Vibration Sensor ComponentsCeramic Turbine Sensors
Explosive and Chemical Detection 
Guidance and Navigation Components:
Ceramic Laser ComponentsCeramic Radomes
Ceramic Missile Guidance ComponentsCeramic Radar Components
Ceramic Infrared Navigation Components 
Sensor Components:
High Temperature Sensor AssembliesCeramic Thermocouple Housing
Ceramic Turbine SensorsCeramic Gas Sensor Components
Ceramic Sonar Components 
Custom Development and Commercialization:
Proprietary Ceramic Material ProcessingCeramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Machining
Advanced Ceramic Optical Windows and DomesCeramic Toll Processing
Ballistic Transparent Ceramics 


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