High Intensity Discharge Lamp Components

Parabolic reflector made with technical ceramics.

High Temperature Ceramic Components for HID Lighting

CoorsTek engineered ceramics provide superior thermal stability, and translucency for high-performance HID lighting applications. Each year CoorsTek delivers tens of millions of translucent ceramic parts of various sizes, shapes, and geometries for high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. 

  • Arc tubes
  • Reflectors
  • Sockets
  • Thermal management

Alumina arc tube for high intensity discharge lamps.

Arc Tubes

CoorsTek has deep expertise in developing and producing high-volume translucent ceramics. Our polycrystalline alumina products combine high translucency with the thermal stability needed for the brightest and most demanding lighting.  

Close-up of a parabolic reflector using technical ceramics.


Using specially formulated ceramics matched with advanced forming and finishing, CoorsTek produces durable components for ultra-high intensity lighting — like those used for the 9/11 memorial in New York City.

Ceramic lighting sockets.


Ceramic lighting sockets combine the benefits of high operating temperatures and robust electrical insulation for powering high intensity discharge lamps from large venue commercial lighting to household use. 

Alumina heat sink dissipator for lighting and display applications.

Thermal Management

Optimize the thermal design, color consistency, and efficiency of your HID lighting using engineered CoorsTek ceramic components, for durable high temperature performance  and active and passive cooling devices — including heat sinks, thermal tiles, and heat exchangers.