Hexoloy® Side Plate

Sintered Silicon Carbide

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ side plates offer superior protective performance in a wide range of scenarios. Single curve plates are available in a range of dimensions.

Feature and Benefits

Hexoloy® CG

Benefits

  • Industry-leading Performance
Physical Properties Typical Values
Composition
(Phases)
Sintered SiC
Density g/cc 3.15
Hardness
kg/mm2 (knoop) 
2,500
Flexural Strength
MPA (4 pts bending)
380
Elastic Modulus
GPa
430
Fracture
Toughness MPam1/2
3
Hexoloy® SB70

Benefits

  • Lightweight
  • Multi-Hit
Physical Properties Typical Values
Composition
(Phases)
Sintered SiC-B4C Composite
Density g/cc 2.89
Hardness
kg/mm2 (knoop) 
2,500
Flexural Strength
MPA (4 pts bending)
320
Elastic Modulus
GPa
400
Fracture
Toughness MPam1/2
3.5
Hexoloy® SB50

Benefits

  • Lightweight
  • Multi-Hit
Physical Properties Typical Values
Composition
(Phases)
Sintered SiC-B4C Composite
Density g/cc 2.75
Hardness
kg/mm2 (knoop) 
2,300
Flexural Strength
MPA (4 pts bending)
300
Elastic Modulus
GPa
400
Fracture
Toughness MPam1/2
3.7

Documents

Brochures & Flyers
Hexoloy Protective Ceramic Materials - Brochure

Saint-Gobain delivers the most innovative, reliable and consistent ceramics in the world for composite armor systems. High-performance, lightweight ceramic

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Ceramic protection brochure
Data Sheets (TDS)
Hexoloy Protection Sintered SiC Tiles - Data Sheet

When lives are at stake, insist on the world's best ceramic armor protection.

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Ceramic protection datasheet