Sialon ST heater tubes from McDanel can take the heat! With an extensive product offering from small pencil-style sheaths to the largest burner tubes, McDanel has the experience and capability to satisfy your needs. Sialon ST is engineered with thinner walls for improved heater efficiency. Sialon ST has proven effective with both electric and gas fired heaters and it has outperformed other ceramics in the toughest aluminum alloys. Burner tubes are available with with plain ends, grooved ends for assembly with metal flanges, or with integral collars for the optimum in strength and reliability.
Sialon ST is uniquely qualified for use in molten non-ferrous metal applications (e.g. zinc, aluminum, copper, and gold), corrosive chemicals, and abrasive fluids at temperatures exceeding 1000ºC. It is gas tight, chemically inert, highly wear resistant, and exceptionally corrosion resistant.