Non-corroding, wear- and
heat-resistant products.
For precise, reliable solutions
to demanding challenges

Dating back to 1863, our FRIATEC Ceramics brand today builds on a long tradition of innovation, with a special emphasis on high performance ceramics for applications where plastics and metals reach their limits.

Precision, reliability and durability are key. We produce ceramic components for use in the most demanding product and process applications in the areas of mechanical and electrical engineering, medical and physical technology solutions as well as the field of laboratories.

FRIATEC High-Tech Materials for Accelerator Components in Particle Research

High-Tech Materials for Accelerator Components in Particle Research.

  • Ceramic solutions shaped to individual requirements of technical constructions.
  • Reliability in combining Oxide Ceramics with Metal components thanks to sophisticated Brazing Technology.
FRIATEC Ceramic Pistons for conveyance of media ranging from liquid to high-viscosity substances

Ceramic Pistons for conveyance of media ranging from liquid to high-viscosity substances.

  • Excellence for extreme-pressure applications thanks to perfect material properties.
  • Extremely precise machined solutions based on knowledge and state-of-the art technology.

Industries Served

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Laboratory Technology

Case Study


Duisburg Germany: ceramic measuring tube for Krohne Messtechnik

Challenge: To measure the volume flow of aggressive media in chemical processes with magnetically inductive flow meters.

Solution: Since certain materials were not always enough, we developed special ceramic measuring tubes with Krohne Messtechnik.

Result: Measuring technology capable of stable performance even in the presence of harsh acids and alkalis.

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Rheinhütte Pumpen

Quality industrial pumps
The right Solution. For any Fluid.

With hands-on experience that spans more than 150 years, our Rheinhütte Pumpen brand is unique in pump manufacturing.

Highly accomplished in solving the most demanding pumping tasks, it is a leading partner to key players in the chemical industry. For extreme applications where safety and reliability are not negotiable, such as those involving corrosive, abrasive and toxic fluids, extremely hot liquids or extremely cold liquid gases.

Rheinhütte Vertical centrifugal pump for chemical applications

GVSO: The vertical centrifugal pump for chemical applications

  • Applications: from sulphur and sulphuric acid to molten salts
  • Material: 10 different stainless steel alloys for pumping temperatures of up to 600°C
  • Different sealing variants allow safe and leakage-free operation and a high degree of reliability
Rheinhütte Standardized Chemical Pump in Plastic

CPDR: Standardized Chemical Pump in Plastic

  • Applications: Chemically aggressive, even contaminated media throughout the whole range of chemical processing technology, surface coating technology, environmental engineering and other areas of industry.
  • Material: A sturdy armour and technical plastics from polyolefines up to fluorpolymers guarantee maximum safety during operation.
  • Different single and double mechanical seal designs with additional flushing systems for extreme demands.

Industries Served

  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
  • Basic Metal
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation / Environmental / Renewables
  • Mining, Quarrying, Purification
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Food & Beverage

Case Study

Molten sulphur pump, Sweden

Molten sulphur pump, Sweden

Challenge: To handle hot molten sulphur in the charging plant of a sulphuric acid plant for Kemira in Sweden.

Solution: A vertical Rheinhütte pump with a length of 17 metres.

Result: The Rheinhütte equipment has safely and reliably pumped molten sulphur at the plant for several years.

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