Item # 20 Black Silicon Carbide, Black Silicon Carbide

Silicon Carbide is widely used in cutting and lapping both very hard and very soft materials. Its excellent cutting ability ranges from such materials as marble, porcelain and carbide, to aluminum, copper, brass, cast iron, plastic, glass and quartz. Its exceptional hardness and sharpness enables it to cut rapidly and resist wear.

Product NameBlack Silicon Carbide
Item #20 Black Silicon Carbide
Grit/Sieve Size20
Microns (Median)940
Physical FormBlocky, solid sharp
Hardness - Knoop Scale2450
Typical Chemical Analysis
SiC 97.80%
SiO2 0.60%
Si 0.80%
Fe 0.20%
Al 0.30%
C 0.30%
Specific Gravity3.2 gm/cm3
ShapeBlocky with sharp edges
Bulk Density1.48 - 1.38 gm/cm3 depending on size
Shelf LifeIndefinite
Inches/mm (avg.)0.037/0.939

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