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Silicon Carbide Bead
Silicon Carbide Bead
Silicon Carbide Bead

Silicon Carbide Bead

high hardness

uniform shape and size

wear resistance

high thermal

electrical conductivity

chemical resistance

high specific gravity

low contamination

long lifespan


Enhancing Industrial Processes with Silicon Carbide Beads

Silicon carbide beads, crafted as small, spherical particles from this robust material, play a pivotal role in numerous industrial operations. These microspheres find extensive usage as grinding or milling media, notably contributing to the creation of advanced ceramics, electronic components, and high-performance refractory materials.

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Properties that Redefine Performance

The allure of silicon carbide beads lies in their exceptional properties. Their remarkable hardness, thermal conductivity, and impressive wear resistance render them indispensable in high-stress environments where conventional materials falter. Their capability to endure elevated temperatures and harsh chemical settings further amplifies their utility, making them a preferred choice in metal processing, advanced ceramics manufacturing, and chemical processing.

Delving into Specifications

A deeper exploration into the specifications of silicon carbide beads reveals an array of impressive characteristics:

  • Density: 3.12 g/cm³

  • Absorbing Rate: 0%

  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE): 3 x 10^-6 /K

  • Young's Elastic Modulus: 440 GPa

  • Packing Ratio: 0.17

  • Hardness (Hv): 2800 MPa

  • Bending Strength (Room Temperature): 390 MPa

  • Bending Strength (700℃): 380 MPa

  • Compressive Strength (Room Temperature): 1800 MPa

  • Breaking Tenacity: 3.9 MPa·m^(1/2)

  • Heat Conductivity (Room Temperature): 120 W/m·K

  • Electrical Resistivity (Room Temperature): >10^3 Ω·mm^2/m

  • Maximum Service Temperature (Non-load): 1550℃

  • Acid and Alkali Resistance: Strong

Diverse Applications Unveiled

The versatile nature of silicon carbide beads unfolds across multiple applications, where their impact resonates profoundly:

  • Grinding and Milling: As an integral part of grinding and milling processes, these beads facilitate precision and efficiency.

  • Electronic Components: Their use extends to the production of high-quality electronic components, enhancing performance and durability.

  • Advanced Ceramics: In the realm of advanced ceramics, these beads contribute to the creation of sturdy and advanced materials.

  • Refractory Materials: The beads significantly bolster the resilience and performance of refractory materials in demanding environments.

  • Water Filtration: With their robust properties, these beads aid in water filtration systems, ensuring effective and reliable filtration.

  • Cosmetics: Their utility even reaches the realm of cosmetics, where their unique properties add value to certain formulations.


Silicon carbide beads, with their exceptional attributes and diverse applications, stand tall as indispensable components in modern industrial processes. Their reliability, durability, and adaptability across various sectors underscore their significance in shaping numerous industries, paving the way for enhanced performance and innovation.


Hazard Identification:

  • Health Rating: 0 – None

  • Flammability Rating: 0 – None

  • Reactivity Rating: 0 – None

  • Contact Rating: 0 – Slight

    • Possible irritation through abrasive friction.

    • Risk of slipping if the product (beads) is spread out on the floor.

    • Although the product should not cause inhalation problems, its utilization can generate dust.

First Aid Measures:

  • Eyes: May be abrasive through friction; treat as a particle in the eye.

Firefighting Measures:

  • This product is not combustible or explosive and is compatible with all standard firefighting methods.

Accidental Release Measures:

  • Isolate the area and sweep the floor to collect beads, preventing slipping by rolling.

  • Wear eye protectors and a dust mask.

Handling and Storage:

  • For operations generating dust, wear a dust mask and eye protectors.

  • Due to its weight, adhere to security rules when stocking; use safety shoes for handling.

Physical/Chemical Properties:

  • Appearance and Odor: Odorless white beads

  • Solubility in Water: Insoluble

  • Volatiles by Volume at 21°C: 0%

  • Boiling Point: NAIF

  • Melting Point: Over 1600°C

Disposal Consideration:

  • Items unsuitable for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate waste disposal facility.

  • Dispose of packaging and unused contents in accordance with governmental and local requirements.

Transport Information:

  • Not regulated.

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