Silicon Carbide (SiC) Nano Powder

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The SiC-particles show a primary particle size of <100 nm with spherical shape. It has an excess of Carbon. The powder consists of larger agglomerates up to ~100μm.

This material data has been provided by RHI Magnesita GmbH.

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Particle size

50 - 60 nm

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Chemical properties



0.47 %

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Average between 2 spots


68.29 %

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31.07 %

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Average between 2 spots

Technological properties


Summary of the EDX-analysis for SiC:

Spot 1Spot 2
Element Wt-% Atom.-% Wt-% Atom.-%
C 30.7 51.67 69.97 84.91
Al 0.93 0.7 0.44 0.24
Si 65.8147.37 28.47 14.77

The EDX-measurements clearly show that the powder mainly consist of SiC. Since the spot-to-spot analysis varies quite a lot it is indicated that the powder consists of unreacted carbon besides the pure Silicon carbide.