|Melting Point||2,763 °C|
The hardness of boron carbide and silicon carbide is extremely high, and density is relatively low, making it an ideal material for a bulletproof vest. We can supply plates in various sizes and shapes made by boron carbide ceramic material.
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Boron carbide, B4C, is an extremely hard ceramic material discovered in 1899. It is the third hardest material known, after diamond and cubic boron nitride.
The hardness of boron carbide and silicon carbide is extremely high, and density is relatively low, making it an ideal material for a bulletproof vest. It has good corrosion resistance, great mechanical strength under high temperature, and excellent wear resistance. We can supply plates in various sizes and shapes made by boron carbide ceramic material.
High melting point
High elastic modulus
High neutron absorption cross-section
Excellent thermoelectric properties
The Mohs hardness of this boron carbide ceramic is about 9.49 and it was applied widely in industries as wearing resistant material, abrasive. Boron carbide is also the most important ceramic material for ceramic armor. This carbide ceramic is used in tank armor and bulletproof vests.
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