The ceramic components and hermetic assemblies of Solcera meet the very demanding needs of military equipment under operational conditions.

Solcera CERA4RESIST® ceramics combine extreme hardness, high mechanical strength and low material density for high performance armor solutions. The CERA4RESIST® is available in two grades: black & white.

Cera4resist blackCera4resist White

Our advanced carbide or alumina ceramic materials meet specific needs in the areas of defense, security and personal protection.

Solcera has also recently launched the new CERA4PROTECT® transparent ceramics range which opens up new perspectives for ballistic protection of aircrafts and ground vehicles.

CERA4VIEW® our optical ceramic guarantees high transmission in the ultraviolet (UV), visible and infrared (IR) portions of the spectrum (300nm to 5μm).
Solcera also offers a wide range of ceramics for seekers with infrared and electromagnetic guidance. These materials combine transparency with thermomechanical resistance.

Typical applications

  • Ballistic protection for helicopters, airplanes, ground vehicles and infantry
  • Domes for seeker heads
  • Embedded optronics
  • Igniters for weapons systems / pyrotechnics
  • Laser designators


  • Alumina
  • Sapphire
  • Silica
  • Boron carbide
  • Cera4Protect® Cera4View® Spinel
  • Magnesium fluoride
  • Zinc sulfide


  • Mechanical and ballistic resistance
  • High hardness
  • Lightweight, low density
  • Resistance to rain erosion
  • Resistance to thermal shock and extreme temperatures
  • Optical transparency
  • Infrared transparency
  • Electromagnetic transparency
Transparence optique
Transparence infra-rouge

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