Silicon Carbide Green - 25 Lb F800-1200

Silcon Carbide SiC
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Green Silicon Carbide (SiC) is an extremely hard material which is produced by using the “Acheson” furnace process to heat silica sand and a carbon source (typically petroleum coke) to high temperatures. Once completed the result is a crystalline formation of Silicon Carbide. Silicon Carbide is available in both Green and Black. The difference in the color is a direct result of the purity of which Green SiC is of higher purity.

The Characteristics of SiC include:

  • Extremely hard (Mohs hardness 9.25)
  • High thermal conductivity
  • Low coefficient of thermal expansion
  • Thermal shock and abrasion resistant
  • Strength at high temperatures
  • Chemical inertness
  • Does not melt
  • Available in Macro Grit, Micro Grit, Submicron sizes

Typical Applications:

Aerospace Anti-skid
Blasting Body armor
Ceramic wear parts Compounds
Grinding Heat transfer Heat temp sensors
Kiln Furniture Lapidary/Rock Tumbling
Lapping Metal matrix composites
Milling Polishing
Refractories Reaction bonded parts
Sawing Silicon, Quartz Sintered parts
Vitrified and Resinoid grinding wheels Wire-sawing
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