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

Monofrax A ( Al2O3 )

Material Summary:

                      [Ref. 1]         
Manufacturer........: Unknown
Material Designation: Monofrax A
Material Form.......: Polycrystal
Composition.........: Al2O3
Processing..........:

References:

[1] S. W. Freiman, private communication (1977).

Property Table:

Temperature = 23 °C
Grain    Porosity    Fracture      Fracture   Measurement  Measurement  Comments
Size                 Toughness     Energy     Method       Environment
[µm]       [%]       [MPa·m1/2]     [J/m2] 
------   --------   ------------   ---------  -----------  -----------  ----------------------------
                       2.47         13.25       AMDCB          air       E = 241 GPa
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