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

SILICON CARBIDE

Applications

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

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