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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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23.0 °C

6 g/cm³

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Compressive strength

23.0 °C

2100 MPa

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

210 GPa

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Flexural strength

23.0 °C

1200 MPa

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Hardness, Vickers

23.0 °C

1295 [-]

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Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

23.0 °C

6 - 7 MPa·√m

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.22 - 0.23 [-]

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1E-5 1/K

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

460 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

2.5 W/(m·K)

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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