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Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Fine ceramics typically have a low coefficient of thermal expansion, which indicates their expansion ratio due to changes in temperature.

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  • Material <Kyocera Material Code>
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ×10-6/°C(40-400°C)
  • Features
  • Application

Cordierite <CO210>

2MgO·2Al2O3·5SiO2
Low

High
<|0.1|
(22 - 23°C)

Low thermal expansion and excellent thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Cordierite

Silicon Nitride <SN240>

Si3N4
2.8

Excellent fracture toughness at high temperatures and thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Silicon Nitride

Silicon Carbide <SC1000>

SiC
3.7

Lightweight material with high corrosion resistance and excellent heat resistance

Product example of
Silicon Carbide

Aluminum Nitride <AN216A>

AlN
4.6

Excellent thermal conductivity

Product example of
Aluminum Nitride

Mullite <ML-652>

3Al2O3·2SiO2
5.0

Excellent heat and thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Mullite

Alumina <A479(99%Alumina)>

Al2O3
7.2

The most widely used ceramic

Product example of
Alumina

Yttria <YO100A>

Y2O3
7.2

Excellent plasma resistance

Product example of
Yttria

Cermet <TC-30>

TiC·TiN
7.4

Compound materials made from titanium carbide or titanium nitride and metal

Product example of
Cermet

Sapphire <SA100>

Al2O3
7.7

Transparent single-crystal alumina

Product example of
Sapphire

Steatite <S-210>

MgO·SiO2
7.7

Excellent electrical and mechanical properties

Product example of
Steatite

Forsterite <F-1120>

2MgO·SiO2
9.7

Smooth surface and excellent insulation at high temperatures

Product example of
Forsterite

Zirconia <Z201N>

ZrO2
10.5

Extremely strong and tough

Product example of
Zirconia
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