Titanium Diboride (TiB2)

Titanium diboride is a non-oxide engineering ceramic material.

Material Properties

Compressive (Crushing) Strength3540 MPa (510 x 103 psi)

Density4.5 g/cm3 (280 lb/ft3)

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus290 GPa (42 x 106 psi)

Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude-7 10x Ω-m

Flexural Strength380 MPa (55 x 103 psi)

Fracture Toughness6.5 MPa-m1/2

Knoop Hardness2800

Maximum Thermal Shock110 °C (230 °F)

Poisson's Ratio0.11

Specific Heat Capacity870 J/kg-K

Strength to Weight Ratio62 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)280 MPa (41 x 103 psi)

Thermal Conductivity58 W/m-K

Thermal Diffusivity15 m2/s

Thermal Expansion8.0 µm/m-K

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