Welcome to Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing

Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing is a Boeing material specifications approved manufacturer and a AS9100D/ISO 9001:2015 certified company, specializing in the development and production of water soluble mandrels and tooling, composite parts, and ceramic components for worldwide distribution in a variety of specialized fields. Our products and services are designed for applications such as Aerospace Defense, Aerospace Commercial, Defense, Manufacturing, Racing, Research and University uses. Our innovative mandrel products have even been used to make composites for the Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter and Boeing 787 Dreamliner to name a few.

We’re also capable of small to medium applications where soluble mandrels make sense as a solution for rapid prototyping or manufacturing. As a leader in innovative soluble tooling solutions, our experienced team can work with you to determine how best our technology can apply to maximize your capabilities. Let us know how we can help you today!

Our Awards

Specializing In

Precision Mandrel Manufacturing

Water soluble composite mandrels that enable:

  • Hollow Composites
  • Trapped Configurations
  • Seamless Structures
  • Faster Processing
  • Lower Costs
  • Greener Manufacturing
  • Easy washout

DIY Mandrel Materials

Do It Yourself mandrel materials that include:

  • Castable/Pourable
  • Packable & Machinable
  • Repair materials
  • Bonding agents
  • Compatible with autoclave processes

Technical Ceramics

High Strength – High Temperature Materials

  • Custom/standard shapes
  • Nitrides
  • Carbides
  • Diborides
  • Oxides


Addressing the needs of government, defense, and industry

  • Composite Tooling
  • Composite Manufacturing
  • Technical Ceramics
  • Ceramic Processing
  • Mechanical Characterization

Our Products

Learn more about our product lines and applications below, which features some of our more popular products. View information, specifications and request inforamtion by clicking into each product line and exploring what we have to offer. To see all of our products, Click Here.

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Recent News

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Breaking Boundaries with Water-Soluble Mandrels: Advanced Ceramics Mfg at SAMPE 2024 Booth #B28

May 07, 2024

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JEC World 2019

Jan 31, 2019

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Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing was awarded more than $1 million by the National Science Foundation

Nov 17, 2013

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