MONO-ECO monocrystalline synthetic micron diamond powder, standard size range

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Description

MONO-ECO diamond is a low-cost, monocrystalline metal-bond type diamond. The product is used in cost-sensitive applications, where the diamond cost has a major impact on the overall process cost. MONO-ECO micron diamond is available as diamond powder or as ready-to-use diamond suspension


Particle strength: Monocrystalline diamond particles fracture along the parallel cleavage planes running through the particle. For diamond tools, the particle fracture provides a self- sharpening mechanism and thus increases tool life.


Cost-effectiveness: Thanks to its low cost, MONO-ECO diamond is a good choice for price-sensitive applications. MONO-ECO diamond is often used to replace conventional abrasives.

This material data has been provided by Microdiamant.

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

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

3.51 g/cm³

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Particle size range

0 - 60 µm

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Please refer to the technological properties section below for more detailed (narrow) particle size ranges available.

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Hardness, Mohs

23.0 °C

10 [-]

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.1E-6 1/K

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

600 - 4000 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Band gap

5.5 eV

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Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+12 - 1.00E+19 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Refractive index

2.42 [-]

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Carbon

99 %

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min. purity

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

MONO-ECO diamond is typically used for lapping of ceramics, metals and diamond wire dies. Examples of bonded applications include the use of MONO-ECO for wear-resistant surface coatings, for thermal conduction and for grinding tools.

Color

Yellowish Gray

Crystal structure

Monocrystalline

Gradings

Standard size range: The standard size range makes this product suitable for applications that focus primarily on cost. The controlled upper size limit ensures a uniform surface quality.

Particle size range table

Micron Size
µm
Median (D50)
µm
Upper Limit (D99)
µm max.
MONO-ECO   (0-0.25)0.150.5
MONO-ECO   (0-0.5)0.250.8
MONO-ECO   (0-1)0.551.3
MONO-ECO   (0.5-1)0.711.5
MONO-ECO   (0-2)1.102.7
MONO-ECO   (0.5-3)1.403.3
MONO-ECO   (1-3)1.903.8
MONO-ECO   (2-4)3.205.5
MONO-ECO   (3-6)4.207.5
MONO-ECO   (4-8)6.3010.5
MONO-ECO   (6-12)9.015.0
MONO-ECO   (8-15)11.419.1
MONO-ECO   (10-20)15.025.0
MONO-ECO   (15-30)22.536.0
MONO-ECO   (20-40)30.048.0
MONO-ECO   (40-60)47.070.5

Synthesis

MONO-ECO diamond is a monocrystalline metal-bond diamond produced by HPHT (high-pressure, high temperature) synthesis. The diamond particles feature an oriented crystal structure with parallel-running cleavage planes, similar to natural diamond. Depending on diamond size, MONO-ECO diamond varies in appearance from light gray to pale yellow.