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Table 1

Main characteristics of third generation SiC fibers.

Fiber Tyranno SA3 Hi-Nicalon type S
Producer [6] Ube Industries Nippon Carbon
Diameter (μm) [6] 7.5 12
Density (g cm−3) [6] 3.1 3.05
C/Si ratioa [7] 1.03–1.2 1.07
Composition [6] 68Si + 32C + 0.6Al 69Si + 31C + 0.2O
Grain Size (nm)b [5] 141–210 26–36

Values correspond to the edge and core of the fiber respectively.


Min. and max. Feret diameters.

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