Silicon Carbide (SiC)

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Description

Silicon Carbide is the only chemical compound of carbon and silicon.

This material data has been provided by Advanced Ceramic Materials.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

3 - 3.2 g/cm³

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Carbon

28 - 30 %

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Other

1 %

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Carbon, Iron, Aluminum

Oxygen

5 %

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as Silica

Silicon

55 - 63 %

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