Surmet is unique in its ability to take laboratory inventions to the production floor

Founded in 1982, Surmet Corporation is an Advanced Materials Technology Company, with a vertically integrated manufacturing capability. In addition to multiple facilities in Massachusetts, including its Headquarters, Surmet also has R&D and manufacturing facilities in Buffalo, NY and Murrieta, CA.

Best known for its ALON® Optical Ceramic, Surmet is also a pioneer in other advanced material technologies including IR Optics, Spinel Optical Ceramic, Aluminum Nitride, Dissimilar materials joining, advanced optical coatings, and Optics Fabrication. Learn more at Products and Services.

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Recent News

ALON and Spinel Excel as Infrared
Optical Materials

White paper published by Surmet Corporation in Laser Focus World, Aug. 2014
Manufacturing of Aluminum Nitride Powder for Advanced Applications
White paper published by Surmet Corporation in American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 93 #6
Transparent Ceramics Enable Large, Durable, Multifunctional Optics
White paper published by Surmet Corporation in Photonics Spectra, June 2014

ALON® Technology

ALON® is an amazing new advanced ceramic that is based on a composition of aluminum oxynitride with a cubic spinel structure. It is hard, durable, and transparent in the near ultra-violet, visible and near infrared wavelength of light. Learn More.

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