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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003357
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract This article focuses on the production methods, properties, and applications of two main types of commercially available continuous-length ceramic fibers, namely, oxide fibers based on the alumina-silica system and on alpha-alumina, and nonoxide fibers based primarily on beta-phase...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003359
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract For the reinforcement of metal-matrix composites, four general classes of materials are commercially available: oxide fibers based primarily on alumina and alumina silica systems, nonoxide systems based on silicon carbide, boron fibers, and carbon fibers. This article discusses the key...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003352
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... fibers are polycrystalline. Oxide ceramic (e.g., silica-alumina and pure alumina) fibers and nonoxide ceramic (e.g., silicon carbide) fibers ( Ref 4 ) are used to reinforce CMCs and MMCs ( Ref 5 ). The following overview of PMC reinforcing fibers focuses on the cost-considered value-in...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... alumina content generally ranges from 12 to 15 wt% for these boron-containing E-glasses and from 12 to 13.5 wt% for these boron-free E-glasses. The calcia content ranges from 21 to 23 wt% for these commercial boron-containing E-glasses and from 22 to 23 wt% for these boron-free E-glasses. For commercial...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article addresses the types, properties, forms, and applications of fibers that are available for use in fiber-reinforced polymeric matrix composites, including glass, graphite, carbon, aramid, boron, silicon carbide, ceramic, continuous oxide and discontinuous oxide fibers. It...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006563
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
... Abstract This article focuses on powder bed fusion (PBF) of ceramics, which has the potential to fabricate functional ceramic parts directly without any binders or post-sintering steps. It presents the results of three oxide ceramic materials, namely silica, zirconia, and alumina, processed...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003842
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... ceramics. Useful oxide ceramics include silica, alumina (Al 2 O 3 ), mullite (3Al 2 O 3 · 2SiO 2 ), various stabilized zirconia (ZrO 2 ) compositions, and composites with either oxide or nonoxide reinforcements in an oxide matrix. Luthra and Park ( Ref 79 ) have shown that SiC-reinforced Al 2 O 3...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... unidirectional fabrics for fishing rod reinforcement. Crowfoot weave fabrics also conform easily to contoured surfaces. Resin forms are categorized as liquid, powder, or solid pellets. They can be combined with fiber or have fillers, such as carbon, graphite, calcium carbonate, clay, hydrated alumina or silica...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002126
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... presents a comprehensive discussion on the properties and composition of alumina-base tool materials, including alumina and titanium carbide, alumina-zirconia, and silicon carbide whisker reinforced alumina, and silicon nitride base tool materials. alumina carbide alumina-zirconia carbide ceramics...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005912
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... cooling load on the induction coils from the heat generated by the susceptor. Insulators made of graphite felt, ceramic fibers, silica fibers, ceramics (including machinable alumina silicates), ceramic particles (grog), and boards of such materials are readily available from a variety of companies. Care...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005339
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... ceramics, such as SiC, alumina silica, and the matrix can be a metal, such as aluminum, copper, titanium, or magnesium. Fig. 2 Classification of metal-matrix composites. (a) Aligned continuous fiber-reinforced composite. (b) Short fiber-reinforced composite. (c) Particulate composite Fiber...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... glass fibers by Owens-Corning. Both S-glass and S-2 glass are magnesium aluminosilicates having a higher alumina content than E-glass. Both filament strength and stiffness are increased over those of E-glass fiber, to about 4600 MPa (670 ksi) tensile strength, and 85.5 GPa (12.4 × 10 6 psi) Young's...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... promote wetting or to prevent reaction. Silica can be coated on alumina to promote wetting, and silicon carbide can be deposited on boron or carbon fibers to inhibit reaction with aluminum. The matrix composition can also be adjusted to promote wetting by adding a reactive element or by lowering the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003256
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
... Abstract This article reviews the general mechanical properties and test methods commonly used for ceramics and three categories of polymers, namely, fibers, plastics, and elastomers. The mechanical test methods for determining the tensile strength, yield strength, yield point, and elongation...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...-alumina mullite slurries for molding. The Shaw process and the proprietary Unicast processes are also discussed. ceramic molding foamed plaster process match plate pattern molding plaster molding conventional plaster mold casting slurry molding Antioch process Shaw process Unicast process...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... developed during processing. This Article discusses the major processing steps: raw material preparation, forming and fabrication, thermal processing and finishing. In addition, it provides useful information on the properties and applications of major structural ceramics, namely, alumina ceramics, aluminum...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003486
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... . Discontinuous reinforcement involves the addition of particles, platelets, whiskers, or chopped fibers, typically to a polycrystalline ceramic, glass, or glass-ceramic matrix. From an application viewpoint, the most important matrix material is alumina (Al 2 O 3 ), although discontinuously reinforced CMCs have...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... composed of several minerals and contain silica and alumina with varying amounts of calcia, magnesia, soda, potassia, and iron oxide. The alumina material is usually relatively expensive compared with other batch materials, and its choice depends on price, availability, and meltability. Melting problems...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... alumina, alumina-silica, and silicon carbide are used to reinforce metallic alloys and ceramics, and in some cases, to reinforce polymers where unique physical properties are required, such as low dielectric constants or infrared transparency. Improvements to fiber performance and reductions in fiber cost...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003449
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... polycrystalline materials with silica at their grain boundaries. As a result, alumina-base fibers begin to creep at temperatures as low as 900 °C (1650 °F) and retain almost no strength at temperatures above 1150 °C (2100 °F). Thus, although alumina and other oxide fibers have considerable potential as CFCC...