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Silicon Carbide ( SiC ) - Monofilament   -   Material Information


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Chopped Fiber Fiber Monofilament Powder Sheet Tube
Chopped Fiber Fiber Monofilament Powder Sheet Tube
Common Brand Names:
Nicalon
 
General Description:  

Silicon Carbide was first prepared in the early 1800's. It was in commercial production by 1892, as a powder for grinding and cutting, having a Mohs hardness of 9-10 (almost as hard as Diamond).

Nicalon continuous multi-filament tow consists of fine filaments of ultra-fine ß-SiC crystals, giving strong particle bonding. This fiber has high strength and a high modulus in a high temperature atmosphere. It is oxidation resistant, with a high wettability and is consequently used in composites with metals, plastics and ceramics.

A thicker monofilament, also used for composites, is also available from Goodfellow in 3 versions which differ only in their outer coating (used to improve adhesion to, and resist degradation by, the matrix of a composite). This monofilament is made by a chemical vapour deposition (CVD) process around a fine tungsten wire.

   
 

   

Technical Data for   Silicon-Carbide


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SI675920Silicon Carbide Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Core:Tungsten 0.01mm Diameter
SI675930Silicon Carbide Monofilament,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Core:Tungsten 0.01mm Diameter
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Properties for Silicon Carbide Monofilament

Property Value
Filament diameter 0.1
Density g cm-3 3.4
Tensile modulus GPa 400
Tensile strength GPa 3.5-3.75
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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Chopped Fiber Fiber Monofilament Powder Sheet Tube
Chopped Fiber Fiber Monofilament Powder Sheet Tube

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