Aviation, Aerospace, and Transportation

  • The Ceramic Society of Japan


Transportation and aerospace cover a wide range of fields including ground transportation vehicles, aircrafts and space satellites. Ceramic products are used in a variety of applications within these fields. The characteristics required for these component vary depending on the application. Roughly speaking, the components are required to have high thermal resistance, light weight and high mechanical properties. Resin, which has low thermal resistance, cannot be used independently. Ceramics are superior to metals in terms of their light weight. Therefore, the market for ceramics has been expanding in these fields. Four ceramic components, among various components employed by transportation and aerospace, are explained in this section.


Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber Reinforce Polymer Hubble Space Telescope Ceramic Matrix Composite Chemical Vapor Infiltration 
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  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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