Densification and Fracture Toughness Enhancement of Pressureless Sintered Aluminum Oxide-titanium Diboride Composites
Additions of TiB2 particulate inclusions have previously been shown to enhance the fracture toughness of hot-pressed Al2O3 matrices. in the present investigation, the use of pressureless sintering has been found to impart a comparable toughening effect on Al2O3-TiB2 composites. Furthermore, various toughening effects relating to particle shape and size, as well as inclusion content, are observed.
T. V. Lin and P. D. Ownby, "Densification and Fracture Toughness Enhancement of Pressureless Sintered Aluminum Oxide-titanium Diboride Composites," Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Wiley-Blackwell, Jan 1992.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470313954.ch14
Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Ceramic; Materials; Alumina; Geometrie; Microscopy
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