Zirconium Carbide (ZrC)

Material: Zirconium Carbide (ZrC)
Composition: blank
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0076 0.0078 m3/kmol 463.78 475.985 in3/kmol
Density 6.6 6.73 Mg/m3 412.025 420.14 lb/ft3
Energy Content 150 200 MJ/kg 16250.8 21667.7 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 220 270 GPa 31.9083 39.1602 106 psi
Compressive Strength 7908.8 8741.3 MPa 1147.07 1267.82 ksi
Ductility 0.00205 0.00226 0.00205 0.00226 NULL
Elastic Limit 790.9 874.1 MPa 114.71 126.777 ksi
Endurance Limit 673.48 785.73 MPa 97.6799 113.96 ksi
Fracture Toughness 2 3 MPa.m1/2 1.82009 2.73014 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 23750 26250 MPa 3444.65 3807.24 ksi
Loss Coefficient 1e-005 2e-005 1e-005 2e-005 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 949.4 1049.4 MPa 137.699 152.203 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.22 0.25 0.22 0.25 NULL
Shear Modulus 140 174 GPa 20.3053 25.2366 106 psi
Tensile Strength 790.9 874.1 MPa 114.71 126.777 ksi
Young's Modulus 346 430 GPa 50.183 62.3662 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 680 760 kJ/kg 292.346 326.74 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1100 1200 K 1520.33 1700.33 °F
Melting Point 3303 3530 K 5485.73 5894.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 334 368 J/kg.K 0.258469 0.28478 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 21 25 W/m.K 39.3127 46.8008 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 6.6 6.8 10-6/K 11.88 12.24 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 78 82 10-8 ohm.m 78 82 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 4
Strong Alkalis 5
UV 5
Wear 5
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 5