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  • 3M™ Silicon Nitride Wear Components

    3M ID B40063148
    • Light weight (60% lighter than steel)
    • Extremely high hardness
    • Contact fatigue resistance
    • Excellent fracture toughness
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    • Light weight (60% lighter than steel)
    • Extremely high hardness
    • Contact fatigue resistance
    • Excellent fracture toughness
    • Superior thermal shock behavior
    • Exceptional wear resistance
    • High dielectric strength
    • Tribological compatibility with metals – low coefficient of friction
    • Excellent high temperature oxidation resistance
    • High chemical corrosion resistance

    3M™ Silicon Nitride Wear Components are a proven solution for use as bearings and bushings in aircraft engines, hydraulics and fuel systems. Their high strength, hardness and unique tribological properties require minimal lubrication to avoid wear.

    3M™ Silicon Nitride materials are ideal for demanding applications in a wide variety of industries, from automotive and aerospace to oil and gas. 3M™ Silicon Nitride is a lightweight, high-strength ceramic material used as an alternative to stainless steel, super alloys, tungsten carbides and first generation ceramics such as Al203 and ZrO2.