Hardface has expert knowledge in ceramic applications and can offer different types of ceramics to solve mechanical abrasion problems.


Chemically very stable material with high resistance to wear with a hardness of about 9 on the Mohs scale. Density 4 g / cm3.

Zirconium oxide

Similar to alumina but has greater resistance to mechanical wear and tear. Density 5.7 g / cm3

Silicon carbide

Has extremely high resistance to mechanical wear and high temperatures. Density 3.2 g / cm3

Tungsten carbide

Very hard and heavy material. Highly resistant to abrasion and acids. Hardness is about 9 on Moh’s scale. Density 15.63 g / cm3. High melting point (2870 ° C).

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About Hardface

Hardface works to improve efficiency and competitiveness within the Swedish industry. We do this by offering durable solutions in mechanical wear for longer service life, more efficient maintenance work and better profitability. With a wide range of durable materials, consulting services and training courses, we offer customized abrasion resistant solutions to the Swedish industry where high demands are placed on the durability of the production equipment.