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409-21-2 - Silicon carbide powder, fine, 320 grit - A16601 - Alfa Aesar

A16601 Silicon carbide powder, fine, 320 grit

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Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 29.10
2500g 102.00
10000g 350.00
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Silicon carbide powder, fine, 320 grit


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Soluble in molten sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide and in molten iron.


Silicon carbide is used in abrasives, in polishing and grinding. It is widely applied 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. Silicon carbide whiskers and zirconium diboride ceramic. It compositely plays an important role in the crack-healing behavior.


Keep it away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Pialago, E. J. T.; Kwon, O. K.; Park, C. W. Cold spray deposition of mechanically alloyed ternary Cu-CNT-SiC composite powders. Ceram. Int. 2015, 41 (5), 6764-6775.

Tee, E.; Tallo, I.; Kurig, H.; Thomberg, T.; Jänes, A.; Lust, E. Huge enhancement of energy storage capacity and power density of supercapacitors based on the carbon dioxide activated microporous SiC-CDC. Electrochim. Acta 2015, 161, 364-370.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H351-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P312a-P308+P313-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


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