Silicon Carbide


Silicon carbide belongs to the man-made mineral fibers, and consists of SiC. It is synonymous with carborundum; see under the headings man made mineral fibers, carborundum.



Synonyms/Trade Names:

Carboloum, Carbon Silicide, KZ 3M, Silundum.


search Pubmed for Silicon Carbide

Bajpal R, Waseem M, Gupta GS, Kaw JL: Ranking toxicity of industrial dusts by bronchoalveolar lavage fluid analysis. Toxicology 73 (1992) 161-167
Begin R, Dufresne A, Cantin A, Masse S, Sebastien P, Perrault G: Carborundum pneumoconiosis. Chest 95 (1989) 842-849
Brakhnova IT: Studies of soviet science: Environmentals hazards of metals. Consultants Bureau, New York (1975)
Cichi B: Pathogenic and carcinogenic properties of silicon carbide. Pol J Occup Med 2 (1989) 87-96
Cukier A, Algranti E, Terra Filho M, Carvalho Pinto RM, Teixera LR, Fiss E, Vargas FS: Pneumoconiosis in abrasive industry workers. Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paolo 46 (1991) 180-183
Dufresne A, Sebastien P, Perrault G, Masse S, Begin R: Pulmonary clearance of fibrous and angular SiC particulates in the sheep model of pneumoconiosis. Ann Occup Hyg 36 (1992) 519-530
Dufresne A, Loosereewanich P, Harrigan M, Sebastien P, Perrault G, Begin R: Pulmonary dust retention in a silicon carbide worker. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 54 (1993) 327-330
Durand P, Begin R, Samson L, Canton A, Masse S, Dufresne A, Pereault G, Laflamme J: Silicon carbide pneumoconiosis: a radiographic assessment. Am J Ind Med 20 (1991) 37-47
Elmes PC: Other isometric mineral dusts pneumoconiosis: silicon carbide. In: JK Howard, FH Tyrer (Eds): Textbook of occupational medicine. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh (1987)
Funahashi A, Schlueter DP, Pintar K, Siegesmund KA, Mandel GS, Mandel NS: Pneumoconiosis in workers exposed to silicon carbide. Am Rev Respir Dis 129 (1984) 635-640
Johnson NF, Hoover MD, Thomassen DG, Cheng YS, Dalley A, Brooks AL: In vitro activity of silicon carbide whiskers in comparision to other industrial fibers using four cell culture systems. Am J Ind Med 21 (1992) 807-823
Kayser K: Analytical Lung Pathology. Springer, Heidelberg, New York (1992)
Marcer G, Bernardi G, Bartolucci GB, Mastrangelo G, Belluco U, Camposamposiero A, Saia B: Pulmonary impairment in workers exposed to silicon carbide. Br J Ind Med 49 (1992) 489-493
Ostermann JW, Graves IA, Smith TJ, Hammond SK, Robbins JM: Work related decrement of pulmonary Lung Function in silicon carbide production workers. Br J Ind Med 10 (1989) 708-716