Starrbide U

Starrbide is a high quality tar-bonded silicon carbide crucible. STARRBIDE is an established product with a proven track-record through extensive worldwide sales. It is designed to provide reliable performance across the full range of non ferrous melting and holding applications.



Consistent performance for aluminum as well as for higher temperature alloys such as brass and bronzes. Other variants are available for specific applications. 

Starrbide Typical Metal Casting Temperature 

  • 700 — 1200ºC (1300 — 2200ºF) 

Performance Characteristics 

  • Good thermal shock resistance
  • Good resistance to attack by chemical treatment agents


Starrbide crucibles are colored black.

Pattern Range

Starrbide crucibles are available in a comprehensive range of shapes and sizes to suit most end-user requirements. Custom sizes available by special request. Heavy wall (HW) can be supplied. A wide range of pouring lips are available. 


Starrbide crucibles are manufactured from premium grade raw materials under an ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.

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