Features and Benefits
- Exceptional hardness
- Chemically inert to a broad range of chemicals
- Seal faces for mechanical seals used in industrial pumps
4pt. @ RT***
3pt. @ RT***
|Compressive Strength @ RT||MPa
|Modulus of Elasticity @ RT||GPa
|Weibull Modulus (2 parameters)||10|
|Fracture Toughness @ RT
Double Torsion & SENB
|MPa x m½
103lb/in2 x in½
|Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
RT to 700°C
|Max. Service Temp (air)||°C
|Mean Specific Heat @ RT||J/gm°K||0.67|
|Thermal Conductivity @ RT||W/m°K
|Permeability RT to 1000°C||All impervious to gases over 31 MPa|
Electrical Resistivity @ RT***
* Composition code: Si = free silicon metal; C = free graphite; SiC = silicon carbide
* Knoop 100-gm load
*** Test Bar Size: 3 x 4 x 45 mm (0.118" x 0.157" x 1.772")
*** Dependent upon dopants in Hexoloy® SA SiC which will decrease electrical resistivity
Typical length of the seal tube is 12”, through 6” tube is also available.
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