Reaction Bonded Silicon Carbide (RBSC)

Material: Reaction Bonded Silicon Carbide (RBSC)
Composition: SiC
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0062 0.0064 m3/kmol 378.347 390.552 in3/kmol
Density 3 3.17 Mg/m3 187.284 197.897 lb/ft3
Energy Content 150 200 MJ/kg 16250.8 21667.7 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 242 255 GPa 35.0991 36.9846 106 psi
Compressive Strength 1904.7 2100 MPa 276.253 304.579 ksi
Ductility 0.00072 0.00079 0.00072 0.00079 NULL
Elastic Limit 295.2 325.5 MPa 42.8151 47.2098 ksi
Endurance Limit 251.08 292.93 MPa 36.416 42.4859 ksi
Fracture Toughness 4.28 4.72 MPa.m1/2 3.895 4.29542 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 19040 21000 MPa 2761.52 3045.79 ksi
Loss Coefficient 2e-005 5e-005 2e-005 5e-005 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 354.24 420 MPa 51.3782 60.9158 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.21 0.24 0.21 0.24 NULL
Shear Modulus 163 172 GPa 23.6411 24.9465 106 psi
Tensile Strength 295.2 325.5 MPa 42.8151 47.2098 ksi
Young's Modulus 400 420.25 GPa 58.0151 60.9521 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 930 1050 kJ/kg 399.826 451.416 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1640 1706 K 2492.33 2611.13 °F
Melting Point 2424 2522 K 3903.53 4079.93 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 663 677 J/kg.K 0.513068 0.523902 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 144 208 W/m.K 269.573 389.383 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 2.7 4.3 10-6/K 4.86 7.74 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential 5 10 MV/m 127 254 V/mil
Dielectric Constant 7 9 7 9 NULL
Resistivity 1e+008 1e+009 10-8 ohm.m 1e+008 1e+009 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 5
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 5
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 5
Strong Alkalis 4
UV 5
Wear 5
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 5