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StarCeram® S Sintered Silicon Carbide (SSiC)

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Description

The key benefits of StarCeram® S include: Excellent chemical resistance, very high strength, corrosion resistance up to very high application temperatures, excellent mechanical high temperature properties, very good thermal shock resistance, low thermal expansion, very high thermal conductivity, high wear resistance, very high hardness, semiconductor properties.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

3.1 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

395 GPa at 20 °C

Flexural strength

σbend

400 MPa at 20 °C

4-point bending, 40/20mm

Fracture toughness

KIC

3 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Hardness, Vickers

HV

2550 [-] at 20 °C

converted from 25 GPa

Weibull modulus

mW

10 [-] at 20 °C

min

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

4.5E-6 1/K at 20 °C

RT - 1000°C

Max service temperature

Tmax

1600 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

125 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Thermal shock parameter R1

R1

180 °C

Electrical

Electrical resistivity

ρel

1000 - 10000 Ω·m at 20 °C

Technological properties

Application areas

Air separator wheels, bearing bushes, protection sleeves, crucibles, cylinder linings, dose bushes, pistons, extruder screws, mill linings, nozzles, slide valves, rotors, seals, split rings, sliding rings, stationary seats, thermocouple protection tube, wear protection parts

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This material data has been provided by KYOCERA Fineceramics Precision GmbH.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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