• Silicon Carbide (SiC) Business

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Business


The Silicon Carbide (SiC) business is a part of Ceramics & Plastics business division of Grindwell Norton. Grindwell Norton Ltd. (GNO) today is a major supplier of Silicon Carbide (SiC) to all leading Abrasives, Refractory, and Metallurgy manufacturers in India. It has also developed new avenues and applications in highly specialized sectors such as Ceramic Foam Filters, Anti-Slip Flooring, and Break liner application. GNO is a market leader of Silicon Carbide in India and also has significant presence in overseas markets like Europe, South East Asia, South Korea & South Africa. GNO and its subsidiary, Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Bhutan Pvt. Ltd., have two fully integrated manufacturing plants (in-house Furnace plants as well as Sizing plants) with over 20,000 tons of annual capacity. All the SiC products are manufactured in accordance with international standards (for instance, the FEPA or JIS standards) or customized to fulfill specific customer demands.


SiC Business

Products & Solutions:

Silicon Carbide is used for a variety of applications, due to properties like chemical inertness, resistance to thermal shock and abrasion hardness and sinterability. Our products offer solutions for a large number of applications such as:

  1. Metallurgical applications
  2. Abrasion Resistance and Heat Resistance applications
  3. Refractory applications for Steel Industry
  4. High Performance Refractory applications
  5. Abrasive applications
  6. Crucible manufacturing applications
  7. High precision engineering/polishing/lapping applications
  8. Ceramic Foam Filter applications
  9. Anti-slip Flooring applications
  10. Utensil coating applications


Manufacturing Plants: Near Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) and near Phuentsholing (Bhutan)

Both sites certified under ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001