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Silicon carbide is used in abrasives, in polishing and grinding. It is widely used in applications calling for high endurance, such as automobile brakes, car clutches and ceramic plates in bulletproof vests. Electronic applications of silicon carbide are as light emitting diodes and sensors. It is utilized for the production of fertile, transgenic maize plants. It compositely plays an important role in the crack-healing behavior.
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Zhang, X.; Xu, L.; Du, S.; Han, W.; Han, J. Crack-healing behavior of zirconium diboride composite reinforced with silicon carbide whiskers. Scripta Materialia. 2008, 59 (11), 1222-1225.
Hazard Statements: H350
May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P281-P308+P313-P501c
Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant