Low Resistivity Silicon Carbide

EDM Material - Silicon Carbide Machining 

Calix Ceramic Solutions offers a low resistivity sintered silicon carbide (SiC) that is an Electrical Discharge Machineable (EDM) material. The material's high density and uniform low electrical resistivity allow it to be a successful EDM material.

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Low Resistivity Silicon Carbide Properties

Physical PropertyUnitsTypical Value
Composition-SiC
Grain Sizeµm4-10
Densityg/cc2.90-2.96
Hardness (Vickers)GPa15
Young's ModulusGPa256-296
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 20-700°Cppm/K4.1
Thermal ConductivityW /m-K140
Electrical Resitivity (Four terminal)Ω-cm10^-2

All properties are at room temperature (20°C) unless otherwise stated.