High Performance Materials

Tailored Silicon Products for Special Applications

The world today is striving for a more sophisticated, highly technological future, and also at the same time, for a greener world with sustainable and environmentally friendly production. Elkem combines both. We are providing solutions for technical challenges as we are also fulfilling the requirements of our descendants, in terms of the ecological footprint.

The Elkem High Performance Materials department is accommodating industrial needs for applications such as:

  • Epoxy moulding compounds for electronics
  • Ceramic brake discs
  • Anodes for lithium-ion batteries
  • Ceramic body armour
  • Delay charges for pyrotechnical applications
  • Plasma spraying for targets and direct surface coating
  • Silicon nitride production