Sintered Silicon Carbide ( SiC ) Properties and Applications

Material: Sintered Silicon Carbide ( SiC ) Properties and Applications
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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 3.2 Mg/m3 187.284 199.77 lb/ft3
Energy Content 150 200 MJ/kg 16250.8 21667.7 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 181 189.8 GPa 26.2518 27.5281 106 psi
Compressive Strength 3047.4 3359.9 MPa 441.988 487.312 ksi
Ductility 0.00076 0.00084 0.00076 0.00084 NULL
Elastic Limit 304.7 336 MPa 44.193 48.7327 ksi
Endurance Limit 259.17 302.37 MPa 37.5894 43.855 ksi
Fracture Toughness 4.28 4.72 MPa.m1/2 3.895 4.29542 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 23800 26250 MPa 3451.9 3807.24 ksi
Loss Coefficient 2e-005 5e-005 2e-005 5e-005 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 365.7 403.2 MPa 53.0403 58.4792 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.13 0.15 0.13 0.15 NULL
Shear Modulus 171.15 179.8 GPa 24.8232 26.0778 106 psi
Tensile Strength 304.7 336 MPa 44.193 48.7327 ksi
Young's Modulus 390.2 410 GPa 56.5937 59.4654 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 930 1050 kJ/kg 399.826 451.416 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1738 1808 K 2668.73 2794.73 °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 90 110 W/m.K 168.483 205.924 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 2.7 2.8 10-6/K 4.86 5.04 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential 5 10 MV/m 127 254 V/mil
Dielectric Constant 7 9 7 9 NULL
Resistivity 1e+009 3.16e+010 10-8 ohm.m 1e+009 3.16e+010 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