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Reaction Bonded Silicon Carbide

Composition

SiC

reaction bonded silicon carbide overview

Reaction bonded silicon carbide, sometimes referred to as siliconized silicon carbide, is a silicon metal infiltrated ceramic. The infiltration gives the material a unique combination of mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties which can be tuned to the application.

Example Applications

  • Hard face seal components
  • Ballistic armor

 

CoorsTek Formulations

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Property Units Value

Flexural Strength, MOR (20 °C)

MPa

462

Fracture Toughness, KIc

MPa m1/2

4.0

Thermal Conductivity (20 °C)

W/m K

125

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

1 x 10-6/°C

4.3

Maximum Use Temperature

°C

1000

Dielectric Strength (6.35mm)

ac-kV/mm

-

Dielectric Loss (tan δ)

1MHz, 25 °C

-

Volume Resistivity (25°C)

Ω-cm

103

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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