By Property

Stiffness (Young's Modulus)

Stiffness is measured by Young's Modulus. Fine ceramics have high Young's Modulus ratings; they are rigid and do not easily bend.

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  • Stiffness (Young's Modulus)GPa
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Sapphire <SA100>

Al2O3
High

Low
470

Transparent single-crystal alumina

Product example of
Sapphire

Cermet <TC-30>

TiC·TiN
440

Compound materials made from titanium carbide or titanium nitride and metal

Product example of
Cermet

Silicon Carbide <SC1000>

SiC
440

Lightweight material with high corrosion resistance and excellent heat resistance

Product example of
Silicon Carbide

Alumina <A479(99%Alumina)>

Al2O3
360

The most widely used ceramic

Product example of
Alumina

Aluminum Nitride <AN216A>

AlN
320

Excellent thermal conductivity

Product example of
Aluminum Nitride

Silicon Nitride <SN240>

Si3N4
300

Excellent fracture toughness at high temperatures and thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Silicon Nitride

Mullite <ML-652>

3Al2O3·2SiO2
210

Excellent heat and thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Mullite

Zirconia <Z201N>

ZrO2
200

Extremely strong and tough

Product example of
Zirconia

Yttria <YO100A>

Y2O3
160

Excellent plasma resistance

Product example of
Yttria

Forsterite <F-1120>

2MgO·SiO2
150

Smooth surface and excellent insulation at high temperatures

Product example of
Forsterite

Cordierite <CO210>

2MgO·2Al2O3·5SiO2
140

Low thermal expansion and excellent thermal shock resistance

Product example of
Cordierite

Steatite <S-210>

MgO·SiO2
120

Excellent electrical and mechanical properties

Product example of
Steatite
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