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

Potassium Chloride ( KCl )

Material Summary:

                      [Ref. 1]         
Manufacturer........: Unknown
Material Designation: potassium chloride
Material Form.......: Single Crystal
Composition.........: KCl
Processing..........:

References:

[1] S. W. Freiman, P. F. Becher, and P. H. Klein, "Initiation of Crack Propagation in KCL" The Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 829-837 (1975).

Property Table:

Temperature = 23 °C
Grain    Porosity    Fracture      Fracture   Measurement  Measurement  Comments
Size                 Toughness     Energy     Method       Environment
[µm]       [%]       [MPa·m1/2]     [J/m2] 
------   --------   ------------   ---------  -----------  -----------  --------------------------------
                                     0.14        AMDCB         air       Loading rate = 5 cm/min
                                     0.27        AMDCB                   Loading rate = 2 cm/min
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