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Baria-alkali-silica Glass vs. Cordierite

Baria-alkali-silica glass belongs to the glass and glass-ceramics classification, while cordierite belongs to the oxide-based engineering ceramics. There are 7 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (17, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is baria-alkali-silica glass and the bottom bar is cordierite.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 3.0
2.0 to 2.2
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 80
Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude, 10x Ω-m 12
Flexural Strength, MPa 34
17 to 32
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
15 to 17
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
59 to 67
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.5
2.9 to 4.8