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Sintered Boron Carbide

Composition

B4C

sintered boron carbide overview

Pressureless sintered boron carbide combines high purity and the excellent mechanical properties of boron carbide for use in both ballistic armor and semiconductor manufacturing.

Example Applications

  • Ballistic armor components
  • Neutron absorbers

 

CoorsTek Formulations

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Property Units Value

Flexural Strength, MOR (20 °C)

MPa

450

Fracture Toughness, KIc

MPa m1/2

3.0 - 5.0

Thermal Conductivity (20 °C)

W/m K

43 - 100

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

1 x 10-6/°C

4.5 - 4.9

Maximum Use Temperature

°C

-

Dielectric Strength (6.35mm)

ac-kV/mm

-

Dielectric Loss (tan δ)

1MHz, 25 °C

-

Volume Resistivity (25°C)

Ω-cm

10

The information provided on this chart is for general material property reference only.  The customer should recognize that exact properties of materials may vary according to product configuration but close control of values of most properties can be maintained, if specified. Nothing herein is provided, or is to be construed, as absolute engineering data or constituting a warranty or representation. Contact CoorsTek for cost-effective design, development and manufacturing assistance. CoorsTek has 300+ variations including various forming and firing processes, not all variants are represented in the present website.

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