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
TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Free C 0,12%
Magnetic particles ? %
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Hardness 9 - 10 mohs
Grain shape Blocky, with sharp edges
Specific gravity Approx. 3,2 g/m³
Bulk density (Dependent upon granular size) Approx. 1,2 - 1,4 g/m³
Grinding, lapping and polishing
Wear-resistant and refractory products
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