Tubes & Rods

High-Performance Ceramic Tubes & Rods

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CoorsTek offers a wide variety of tubes and rods manufactured from high-performance technical ceramic materials, including alumina, zirconia, and silicon carbide. Enhance performance and product life by using the material best suited to your application. CoorsTek materials professionals will help you choose the best material for your application: 


Zirconia (ZrO2)

  • ZDY: Yttria fully stabilized zirconia for ionic conducting applications (i.e., oxygen sensors and fuel cells)
  • TTZ: Magnesia partially stabilized
  • YTZP: Yttria partially stabilized zirconia
  • Dura-Z™ Zirconia

Silicon Carbide (SiC)

*Not available for online purchase at this time.

CoorsTek tubes and rods are available in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and configurations:

Single Bore  Double Bore  Four Bore 
Oval Shapes  Custom Shapes

From left to right, single bore, double bore, four bore, oval shapes, custom shapes.


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Quick-turn, next-day service available for certain tube and rod components. Contact us for more information.

Rapid-turn prototyping for custom components available upon request.

CoorsTek tubes and rods are utilized in the following markets:

  • Aerospace & defense
  • Health care equipment
  • Abrasives
  • Household durables
  • Furnaces
  • Semiconductor equipment
  • Lighting
  • Electronic equipment
  • Many more

Ceramic tubes and rods can be used in a multitude of applications. Sample applications include:

  • Turbine casting supports
  • Surgical devices
  • Knife sharpeners
  • Wafer processing components
  • Ceramic insulators
  • Vacuum devices
  • High-power resistor
  • Thermocouple components
  • Protection tubes
  • Igniter tubes
  • Thermostats

Various Coorstek tubes and rods made with technical ceramics.