Properties of Titanium Diboride (TiB2) For Machining

Titanium Diboride is an extremely hard ceramic with excellent erosion resistance. It is usually formed by the by carbothermal reduction of TiO2 and B2O3.

Chemical Formula of Titanium Diboride

The chemical formula of Titanium Diboride is provided in the table below:

Property Value*
Chemical Formula TiB2

* All properties are at room temperature unless otherwise noted.

Mechanical Properties of Titanium Diboride

The mechanical properties of Titanium Diboride are mentioned in the table below:

Property Value*
Density 4.44-4.52 gm/cc
Hardness 2700-2800 Knoop
Modulus of Elasticity 62-78 x 106 psi
Flexural Strength 35-78 kpsi
Compressive Strength 192-300 kpsi
Poisson's Ratio 0.11

* All properties are at room temperature unless otherwise noted.

Electrical Properties of Titanium Diboride

The electrical properties of Titanium Diboride are mentioned in the table below:

Property Value*
Volume Resistivity 1 x 10-5 ohm-cm

* All properties are at room temperature unless otherwise noted.

Thermal Properties of Titanium Diboride

The thermal properties of Titanium Diboride are mentioned in the table below:

Property Value*
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 8.1 x 10-6/°C
Thermal Conductivity 25-63 W/mK
Specific Heat 0.23 cal/g°C
Maximum Working Temperature 1040°C

* All properties are at room temperature unless otherwise noted.

About Insaco

For over 60 years, Insaco has been synonymous with excellence in the development and production of high precision machined parts. As a custom fabricator of ceramic, glass, sapphire, and other hard materials, Insaco specializes in machining parts that often require tolerances measured in millionths of an inch, and wear properties that satisfy even the most demanding applications.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by INSACO Inc.

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