Silicate ceramics are a type of ceramic material that is made from compounds containing silicon and oxygen, which are known as silicates. Silicate ceramics can be formed through various methods, such as sintering, hot pressing, and slip casting.
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Silicate Ceramic Properties:
|Color||--||Orange - Tan||Gray - Tan|
|Crystal Size (Average)||Microns||--||7|
|Max Use Temp||Celsius (°C)||1290||1700|
|Hardness||GPa (Kg/Mm2)||5.8 (590)||10 (1000)|
|Tensile Strength @ RT||MPa (Psi X 103)||19 (2.7)||138 (20)|
|Compressive Strength @ RT||MPa (Psi X 103)||165 (24)||1034 (150)|
|Elastic Modulus||GPa (Psi X 106)||103 (15)||179 (26)|
Silicate ceramic components are used in electronics and electrical engineering and act as electrical insulation infuses, circuit breakers, thermostats and lighting technology.
The ability of silicate ceramic materials to provide thermal insulation is also utilized in heating, environmental and thermal engineering applications.
Porous components are produced for the emission of fragrances and insecticides, as carriers for catalysts or for various applications in laboratories.
Precision components for applications in measurement technology and products for laboratory use and mixed media complete.
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