Item # 500 Black Silicone Carbide Powder, Black Silicone Carbide Powder

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 Silicone Carbide Powder
Item #500 Black Silicone Carbide Powder
Powder Size500
Microns (Median)13
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%
ShapeAlpha alumina, hexagonal crystal
Bulk Density2050
Shelf LifeBlocky with sharp edges
Specific gravity (g/cm3)3.92

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