SiAlON vs. Graphite
Both SiAlON and graphite are non-oxide engineering ceramics. There are 13 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (12, in this case) are not shown.
For each property being compared, the top bar is SiAlON and the bottom bar is graphite.
|Compressive (Crushing) Strength, MPa||2620|
|Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa||290|
|Flexural Strength, MPa||680|
|Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa||190|
|Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C||1200|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||19|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||3.6|
Otherwise Unclassified Properties
|Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points||50|
|Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points||67|
|Strength to Weight: Axial, points||16|
|Strength to Weight: Bending, points||22|
|Thermal Shock Resistance, points||13|