Hot pressing `window' for (P2O5, B2O3)-containing magnesium aluminosilicate reinforced with SiC fibres

Chao Zhao, Konstantina Lambrinou, Omer Van Der Biest

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Abstract

Unidirectional magnesium aluminosilicate (MAS) glass-ceramic matrix/silicon carbide (SiC) fibre composites were produced, employing the slurry infiltration-hot pressing technique. The densification and crystallization behaviour of the (P2O5, B2O3)-containing MAS glass-ceramic matrix was studied in depth. The major result of the matrix study was the construction of a two-dimensional hot pressing `window' within which MAS/SiC composites were successfully processed. The `window' dimensions, namely temperature and time, were shown to depend on each other.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1865-1871
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Volume34
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1999
Externally publishedYes

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