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    SILICON CARBIDE

    SILICON CARBIDE

    Basic properties

    Low density
    High thermal conductivity (close to Aluminium)
    Good thermal shock resistance
    Liquid and gaz proof
    High refractoriness (can be used at 1450°C in air and 1800°C in neutral atmosphere)
    It is not affacted by corrosion and do not wet with melted aluminium or melted zinc.
    High hardness
    Low friction coefficient
    Abrasion resistance
    Resists to basic and strong acids
    Polisheable
    High mechanical strength

    Applications

    Mechanical components
    Rotating joints
    Plain bearings, bases, pads
    Pump components
    Chemical components
    Mirors
    Balistic protection
    Heat exchanger