Abstract

A glass composition for use as a sealant or otherwise bonded to a fuel cell component, including from about 40 mol % to about 60 mol % RO; from about 2 mol % to about 10 mol % M2O3; and from about 35 mol % to about 45 mol % SiO2. R is selected from the group including strontium, calcium, magnesium and zinc and combinations thereof. M is selected from the group including aluminum, boron, lanthanum, iron and combinations thereof. The glass includes at least about 5 mol % ZnO. Upon heat treatment, the glass at least partially crystallizes with the formation of at least one alkaline earth-zinc pyrosilicate crystalline phases.

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

Patent Application Number

10/966,614

Patent Number

US 7,399,720 B1

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2008 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

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