NEXTREMA® is a technical glass-ceramic material platform suited for different industrial and commercial applications


When you need a unique material to turn your product ideas into reality, NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic is a game-changer. Impressive thermal shock resistance and other properties make it ideal for a range of industrial and domestic applications, allowing engineers and designers to find their ideal solution.
Six different glass-ceramic types of NEXTREMA®

Creativity unbound

Key to this collection is the choice of formats and colors: tinted, transparent, translucent white, translucent bluegrey, opaque grey, and opaque white. Product creativity comes as standard with NEXTREMA®, as it's available in formats as large as 1950 mm x 1100 mm with a choice of thicknesses from 2-6 mm.

Heatscopre PURE infrared heater with curved NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic

Broad transmission spectrum

Superb infrared transmission credentials make NEXTREMA® the go-to material for covers on patio heaters, electric barbecues, infrared saunas, as well as industrial processes including paint-drying and soldering work.


Product variants

Each of the six different types of NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic has its own unique set of properties, offering a range of benefits for industrial or product design. From the high heat resistance of NEXTREMA® opaque white to the outstanding temperature shock resistance of NEXTREMA® transparent, discover which one is right for you.

SCHOTT NEXTREMA® transparent glass-ceramic
SCHOTT NEXTREMA® translucent white glass-ceramic
SCHOTT NEXTREMA® opaque white glass-ceramic
SCHOTT NEXTREMA® tinted glass-ceramic
SCHOTT NEXTREMA® translucent bluegrey glass-ceramic
SCHOTT NEXTREMA® opaque grey glass-ceramic
Fire? Ice? Acid? NEXTREMA®

SCHOTT NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic infrared heater cover
News & Innovation stories

Lots of warmth, less glare. One solution.

The HEATSCOPE® PURE from Munich Home Systems was made possible through a close cooperation with SCHOTT NEXTREMA® and developed to address specific requirements.

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Cooked steak on a flame grill

Turning up the heat

Discover how SCHOTT NEXTREMA® is changing the world of outdoor grilling.

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New and connected laboratory table concept with NEXTREMA glass-ceramic on top.

The future belongs to SmartLabs

A new concept from the Technical University (TU) of Dresden shows what is now possible within the scope of digital transformation: a modular laboratory that can be changed at any time. SmartLabs – flexible, communicative and digitally connected. With NEXTREMA® of course.

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Whether you need more information, samples, a quote, or advice for a project, I would be delighted to talk to you.

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Roberto Perez Castro, Head of SCHOTT NEXTREMA® Product Management
Roberto Perez Castro

Head of NEXTREMA® Product Management