Body Compositions

  wAlumina Clay Bonded Fused Silica Cordierite Mullite Fused Silica Zircon
 
Max Use Temp (F) 3300 2650 2450 2900 2600 3000
Apparent Porosity % 0-18 21-30 15-32 4-18 10-25 16-27
Modulus of Rupture (psi) 2500-7500 750-1500 1100-1800 1500-7500 1100-1500 1500-3000
Thermal Shock Resistance Good Excellent Very Good Good-Very Good Excellent Very Good
Bulk Density (gm/cc) 1.8-3.95 1.8-3.0 1.7-2.0 2.0-2.4 1.9-2.4 2.9-3.5
  Typical Analysis (%)
Al2O3 86-99.9 10-16 35-47 46-75 0-5 0-2
SiO2 0-10 45-80 45-52 22-51 85-99 33-42
MgO - - 7-12 0-4 0-2 0-2
ZrO2 - - - - - 54-65
Traces (Na2O,CaO, Fe2O 3, Y2O3, TiO 2) 0-3 2-8 2-8 2-6 1-8 1-4
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