Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition
Final Shaping and Surface Finishing of Ceramics
Ceramics usually require some form of machining prior to use to meet dimensional and surface quality standards. This article focuses on abrasive machining, particularly grinding, and addresses common methods and critical process factors. It covers cylindrical, centerless, and disk grinding and provides information on tooling, wheel selection, work material, and operational factors. It also discusses precision slicing and slotting, lapping, honing, and polishing as well as abrasive waterjet, electrical discharge, laser, and ultrasonic machining.
Final Shaping and Surface Finishing of Ceramics, Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition, Edited By Michelle M. Gauthier, ASM International, 1995, p 823–845, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003055
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