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Al-SiC 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 Carbide 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 / SiC Material Properties

    Al70 / SiC30 Al60 / SiC40 Al50 / SiC50 Al40 / SiC60
Composition (vol%) Al 70
SiC 30
Al 60
SiC 40
Al 50
SiC 50
Al 40
SiC 60
Density (g/cm3) 2.78 2.85 2.90 2.97
Young's Modulus (Gpa) 125 154 179 230
Young's Modulus / Density (Gpa ⋅ cm3/g) 45 54 62 77
Flexural Strength (MPa) - - 270 290
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (1/°C×10-6) 14.5 11.5 9.5 8.4
Thermal Conductivity (W/m×K) 140 167 167 180