Electrically insulating, good corrosion resistance, relatively low operating temperature (1000 C), structural ceramics, good mechanical characteristics, e-module similar to steel (bonding and coatings possible), thermal expansion similar to steel, low thermal conductivity (heat insulator), improved impact resistance, good thermal shock resistance, low specific weight.
Technical Parameters
Description Unit Value
Material   ZrO2+ Y-PSZ
Colour   blue
Density g/cm3 6.0
Flexural Strength MPa 1,300
Compressive Strength MPa 3,000
Modulus of Elasticity (young) GPa 205
Impact Resistance MPa m1/2 12
Weibull Modulus m 25
Vickers Hardness HV 0.5 1,150
Thermal Expansion Coefficient 10-6 K-1 10
Thermal Conductivity W/mK < 2
Thermal Shock Resistance ∆T °C 280
Maximum Use Temperature °C 1,000
Volume Resistivity at 20 °C Ωcm >1010
Dielectric Strength kV/mm -
Dielectric Constant εr -
Dielectric Loss Angle at 20°C, 1MHz tanδ -
These properties were measured on test samples. The values are typical material properties and may vary according to product configuration, geometry and manufacturing process.