Ceramic Silicon Carbide SiC Reaction Bonded

Want to keep this datasheet? Save it now in your required format

Description

Silicon carbide (SiC) is a lightweight ceramic material with high strength properties comparable to diamond. It has excellent thermal conductivity, low thermal expansion, and is resistant to corrosion from acids. Silicon carbide is an excellent ceramic material for applications requiring good erosion and abrasive resistance. Silicon carbide ceramics maintains its high mechanical strength in temperatures as high as 1400°C It has higher chemical corrosion resistance than other ceramics. Customization is available upon request.

This material data has been provided by Stanford Advanced Materials.

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

See where falls on the material property chart for against in your materials selection and design process. Our Ashby charts are interactive with more technical data upon clicking. Sign up to get access to this premium feature for free.

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Crystal size

12 μm

Show Supplier Material materials with Crystal size of 12 μm

Density

23.0 °C

3.1 g/cm³

Show Supplier Material materials with Density of 3.1 g/cm³

For ceramic structural parts

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

393 GPa

Show Supplier Material materials with Elastic modulus of 393 GPa

For ceramic structural parts

Flexural strength

23.0 °C

462 MPa

Show Supplier Material materials with Flexural strength of 462 MPa

For ceramic structural parts

Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes

23.0 °C

4 MPa·√m

Show Supplier Material materials with Plane-Strain Fracture Toughnes of 4 MPa·√m

For ceramic structural parts

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.2 [-]

Show Supplier Material materials with Poisson's ratio of 0.2 [-]

For ceramic structural parts

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

307 MPa

Show Supplier Material materials with Tensile strength of 307 MPa

For ceramic structural parts

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

4.3E-6 1/K

Show Supplier Material materials with Coefficient of thermal expansion of 4.3E-6 1/K

For ceramic structural parts

Max service temperature

1000 °C

Show Supplier Material materials with Max service temperature of 1000 °C

For ceramic structural parts

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

880 J/(kg·K)

Show Supplier Material materials with Specific heat capacity of 880 J/(kg·K)

For ceramic structural parts

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

125 W/(m·K)

Show Supplier Material materials with Thermal conductivity of 125 W/(m·K)

For ceramic structural parts

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Used in semiconductor and coating industries, As a bearing material for magnetic drive pumps for many years. It is useful in a variety of applications including spray nozzles, shot blast nozzles and cyclone components

Chemical composition

SiC, ZrO2, Si3N4

Processing history

Reaction Bonded