Fracture Toughness / Fracture Energy Data for Ceramics

NIST Standard Reference Database 138


Reference:

Reference: NIST Structural Ceramics Database

Other material collections: Property Data Summaries



Other Toughness materials

Barium Fluoride ( BaF2 )

Material Summary:

                      [Ref. 1]        
Manufacturer........: Unknown
Material Designation: barium fluoride
Material Form.......: Single Crystal
Composition.........: BaF2
Processing..........: 

References:

[1] P. F. Becher and S. W. Freiman, "Crack Propagation in Alkaline-Earth Fluorides" Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 3779-3783 (1978).

Property Table:

Temperature = 23 °C
Grain    Porosity    Fracture      Fracture   Measurement  Measurement  Comments
Size                 Toughness     Energy     Method       Environment
[µm]       [%]       [MPa·m1/2]     [J/m2] 
------   --------   ------------   ---------  -----------  -----------  --------------------------------
                                     0.35       AMDCB          air       Crack plane {111} and crack
                                                                         direction [1-10]
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