Cordierite vs. Zircon
Both cordierite and zircon are oxide-based engineering ceramics. There are 10 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (10, in this case) are not shown.
For each property being compared, the top bar is cordierite and the bottom bar is zircon.
|Density, g/cm3||2.0 to 2.2|
|Dielectric Constant (Relative Permittivity) At 1 MHz||4.7|
|Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm||7.7|
|Flexural Strength, MPa||17 to 32|
|Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C||1150|
|Strength to Weight: Axial, points||24 to 27|
|Strength to Weight: Bending, points||33 to 38|
|Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa||190|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||1.3 to 1.7|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||2.9 to 4.8|