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Silicon Carbide, SIC

Silicon carbide (SiC) is a chemical compound of silicon (Si) and carbon (C). It finds his application in different fire-resistant uses, the abrasive industry and for industrial floors.

Range of applications

Abrasive grinding | Refractories | Photovoltaik | Industrial flooring | Anti-slip flooring

Typical chemical analysis

SiC 97,5-98,5 %
Cfree <0,3 %
Sifree <0,8 %
Al2O3 <0,2 %
Fe2O3 <0,2 %
SiO2 <1,3 %

Technical data

Colour: black
Density: 3,2 g/cm3
Hardness: Mohs 9,2
Grain shape: sharp edged
Melting point: 2300 °C