Ceramics and Quartz Machining

If you machine Alumina Ceramic, Quartz, Zirconia, Boron Carbide, Sapphire or Zerodur, we just made "Hard" easy for you.  HS&S is your ceramics and quartz solution center.  We specialize in offering the most advanced solutions for Ceramics and Quartz Machining.  On this page you'll find a sample of solutions we offer from Tratech Corp as well as custom solutions from HS&S.  Please contact us for help in finding the solution that best meets your needs. 


Tratech Corp

Tratech Corp unveiled its revolutionary AGS ceramic machining CNC machine – Proudly Made in the USA – This state-of-the-art technological innovation is faster, better and their results of machined parts have no edge chips or micro fractures. Their AGS CNC machine reduces operating costs and dramatically improves the productivity of our customers’ operations which reduces costly downtimes yielding Higher Net Profits. No other machine comes close to our rapid rate of ceramic removal. AGS is a complete system and very user-friendly.

Visit the Tratech Corp website and contact us to learn more and discuss your specific needs.


HS&S Machine Tool & Metrology

We'll soon be offering a variety of Vertical and Horizontal Rotary Grinders in addition to our breakthrough VersaTurn II. Please contact us for more information and product release dates.

The HSS Series of Vertical and Horizontal Rotary Grinder
• Horizontal CNC “Blanchard” Type Rotary Grinders in 500, 600 & 800mm sizes
• Vertical CNC Rotary Grinders in 300, 500, 800, 1000 and 1200m

HS&S VersaTurn II
A compact Bar-type Vertical Turning Lathe specifically for turning Green Ceramics: 22” diameter table(300 RPM). The Retractable Bar stoke is 16”(excellent to getting into small bores and rings). Its sub-Z axis is 16” with a fully enclosed rotary table area, integral Powder Evacuation System and easy to use Siemens 282D Control.

Please contact us for more information and product release dates.