Fracture Toughness / Fracture Energy Data for Ceramics

NIST Standard Reference Database 138

Last Update to Data Content: 1998



Reference: NIST Structural Ceramics Database

Other material collections: Property Data Summaries

Other Toughness materials

SCRB210 ( SiC )

Material Summary:

                      [Ref. 1]          
Manufacturer........: Coors Porcelain Co.
Material Designation: SCRB210
Material Form.......: polycrystal
Composition.........: SiC
Processing..........: reaction bonded


[1] R.E. Tressler, "Performance Verification of New, Low-Cost Ceramics," Projects Within the Center for Advanced Materials, Pennsylvania State University, Report No. CAM-8701, pp. 124-163 (1987).

Property Table:

Temperature = 23 °C
Grain    Porosity    Fracture      Fracture   Measurement  Measurement  Comments
Size                 Toughness     Energy     Method       Environment
[µm]       [%]       [MPa·m1/2]     [J/m2] 
------   --------   ------------   ---------  -----------  -----------  --------------------------------
                         5.3                      SENB         air       Ref. 1