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Silicon Carbide ( SiC ) - Chopped Fibre   -   Material Information


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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Chopped Fibre Fibre Foam Monofilament Powder Sheet
Chopped Fibre Fibre Foam Monofilament Powder Sheet
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 fibre 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


Silicon Carbide Chopped Fibre - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
SI676565Silicon Carbide Chopped Fibre,    
Nominal Diameter:0.00045-0.00065mm, Fibre length:0.005-0.08mm, Condition:Beta Whiskers, Condition:Single crystal, Density:3.2g/cm3
Silicon Carbide Chopped Fibre - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Chopped Fibre Fibre Foam Monofilament Powder Sheet
Chopped Fibre Fibre Foam Monofilament Powder Sheet

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