S 5000®

high-temperature resistant Ablation Material

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Ranges of application

S 5000® protects objects against combustion and erosion caused by extremely hot and highly accelerated exhaust jets from rocket engines. S 5000® is also suitable as temporary high heated, extremely stressed components for example in rocket engines and welding tables.

Special material characteristics

  • extremely high ablation resistance
  • strong thermal insulation
  • low specific weight
  • high thermal stability
  • low ablation rate
  • resistance against sea water and general chemicals
Temperature resistance (short-term) 3000 °C 5432 °F
Temperature resistance (long-term) 230 °C 446 °F
Thermal conductivity 0.35 W/mK 0.2 btu/ft h °F
Coefficient of linear expansion 18·10-6 18·10-6
Compressive strength (room temperature) 200 N/mm2 29007.5 psi
Flexural strength 100 N/mm2 14503.8 psi
Compressive strength (200°C) 90 N/mm2 13053.4 psi

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