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Silicon Nitride Ceramics*

Silicon nitride is optimal for engine parts due to its toughness at high temperatures, superior thermal shock resistance, light weight and corrosion resistance.

Silicon Nitride Ceramics*

Silicon Nitride Ceramics
Silicon nitride, mainly consisting of Si3N4, has excellent thermal shock resistance and high-temperature strength. These properties make it ideal for use in automotive engines and gas turbines. It is used for turbocharger rotors, glow plugs and hot plugs in diesel engines, and is being applied in many other diverse applications.

Properties of Silicon Nitride (Si3N4)
Very low density
High wear resistance and corrosion resistance
High temperature resistance
Good flexural strength and high fracture toughness
Very good thermal shock resistance
Dimensional stability and aging resistance
Excellent sliding properties (tribology)
Biocompatibility (for use in hygiene and the food and beverage industry)

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