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Zirconia

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Description

Zirconia ceramics materials provide excellent erosion, corrosion and abrasion resistance along with temperature resistance, fracture toughness and strength. These ceramic components are used in extreme service applications that take advantage of their superior wear and corrosion resistance.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

6 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Compressive strength

Rmc

2100 MPa at 20 °C

Elastic modulus

E

210 GPa at 20 °C

Flexural strength

σbend

1200 MPa at 20 °C

Fracture toughness

KIC

6 - 7 MPa·√m at 20 °C

Hardness, Vickers

HV

1295 [-] at 20 °C

Poisson's ratio

ν

0.22 - 0.23 [-] at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

1E-5 1/K at 20 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

460 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

2.5 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Technological properties

Application areas

Ceramic Valve components, Ceramic Pump liners, Ceramic Roller, Ceramic Plugs, Ceramic Sleeves, Ceramic Pistons, Ceramic Nozzle, Ceramic balls, Ceramic Spools, Ceramic Shaft, Ceramic Press tooling

Processing methods

Ceramic Injection Molding, Low Pressure Injection Molding, Cold Isostatic Press, Dry Press, Precision Machining Processing

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