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Al-Si Metal Matrix Composite Ceramics

Ferrotec's metal matrix composites feature take advantage of various material mixes to deliver unique material properties and performance characteristics. The material properties of Aluminum - Silicon metal matrix composites make it a good solution for large size products. Al-SiC metal matrix materials are good for contributing to weight reduction and provide excellent damping for high speed and precise equipment motion applications like robot parts.

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Benefits

  • Light Weight
  • High Stiffness
  • Low Thermal Expansion
  • High Thermal Conductivity
  • Excellent Mechanical Damping
  • Facture Toughness
  • Near Net Shape Process Allowance

Applications

  • Semiconductor Equipment Parts
  • Semiconductor Inspection Parts
  • Display Equipment Parts
  • Precision Equipment Parts
  • Heat Sinks

Al / Si Material Properties

    Al18 / Si82 Al20 / Si80 Al30 / Si70
Composition (vol%) Al 18
Si 82
Al 20
Si 80
Al 30
Si 70
Density (g/cm3) 2.40 2.40 2.40
Young's Modulus (Gpa) 135 130 129
Young's Modulus / Density (Gpa ⋅ cm3/g) 56 54 54
Flexural Strength (MPa) 100 142 143
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (1/°C×10-6) 5.2 6.0 7.4
Thermal Conductivity (W/m×K) 100 110 120