Breviary Technical Ceramics






7.3.3 Cost-Effectiveness in the System

It is generally also appropriate to consider the additional benefits that ceramic components bring to the total cost structure.

  • Some technical demands can only be met at all through the use of ceramics, permitting innovation and generating a competitive advantage.

The longer service life and improved reliability bring

  • significant savings in production machines:

    o fewer spare parts need to be procured,
    o repair expenses are reduced and
    o there is less downtime.

  • consumer goods:
    o fewer returns and
    o reduced liability risk.

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