GREEN SILICON CARBIDE

Green Silicon Carbide has a high purity level and finds its application in high-end lapping abrasives, electronics / semi-conductors, and grinding wheels.

Product code: OM-GSC

Description

Green Silicon Carbide consists of crystalline silicon carbide, which is produced from silica sand, petroleum coke, and NaCl (to increase purity) in electric resistance furnaces at temperatures of > 2.300 °C. Silicon carbide is iron-free, blocky, and extremely hard.

 

GREEN SILICON CARBIDE
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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
SiC99,32%
Fe₂O₃0,16%
Free C0,12%
Magnetic particles? %
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Hardness9 - 10 mohs
Grain shapeBlocky, with sharp edges
Specific gravityApprox. 3,2 g/m³
Bulk density (Dependent upon granular size)Approx. 1,2 - 1,4 g/m³
PACKAGING
25 kg paper or plastic bags on pallet up to 1 ton
1 ton loose in bulk bag
Other packaging available upon request
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Applications

  • Grinding wheels
  • Reusable abrasive
  • Grinding, lapping and polishing
  • Wear-resistant and refractory products
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