Supplier Data - Saffil (96% Alumina/4% Silica) Fibre (Goodfellow)

Material: Supplier Data - Saffil (96% Alumina/4% Silica) Fibre (Goodfellow)
Composition: 96% Al2O3 - 4% SiO2
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.006 0.0062 m3/kmol 366.142 378.347 in3/kmol
Density 3.3 3.5 Mg/m3 206.012 218.498 lb/ft3
Energy Content 1600 2000 MJ/kg 173342 216677 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 210 220 GPa 30.4579 31.9083 106 psi
Compressive Strength 14700 26700 MPa 2132.05 3872.51 ksi
Ductility 0.006 0.007 0.006 0.007 NULL
Elastic Limit 250 285 MPa 36.2594 41.3358 ksi
Endurance Limit 255 289 MPa 36.9846 41.9159 ksi
Fracture Toughness 3 5.9 MPa.m1/2 2.73014 5.36928 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 23000 24000 MPa 3335.87 3480.91 ksi
Loss Coefficient 1e-005 4e-005 1e-005 4e-005 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 300 340 MPa 43.5113 49.3128 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.26 0.27 0.26 0.27 NULL
Shear Modulus 115 125 GPa 16.6793 18.1297 106 psi
Tensile Strength 1200 1800 MPa 174.045 261.068 ksi
Young's Modulus 300 330 GPa 43.5113 47.8624 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 1050 1070 kJ/kg 451.416 460.015 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1800 1873 K 2780.33 2911.73 °F
Melting Point 2273 2325 K 3631.73 3725.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 K -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 800 1000 J/kg.K 0.619087 0.773858 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 11 25.6 W/m.K 20.5924 47.9241 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 7.7 8.5 10-6/K 13.86 15.3 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential 12 15 MV/m 304.8 381 V/mil
Dielectric Constant 8.5 10 8.5 10 NULL
Resistivity 1e+017 1e+019 10-8 ohm.m 1e+017 1e+019 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 5
UV 5
Wear 5
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 5