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Description

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

Properties

General

Density ρ

3 - 3.2 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

90 - 140 GPa at 20 °C

Flexural strength σbend

130 - 1300 MPa at 20 °C

Hardness, Mohs HM

9 - 9.5 [-] at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

400 MPa at 20 °C

Yield strength YS

21000 MPa at 20 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Si

55 - 63 %

C

28 - 30 %

O

5 %

as Silica

Other

1 %

Carbon, Iron, Aluminum

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.