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Title: Gelcasting methods

Abstract

A method of gelcasting includes the steps of providing a solution of at least hydroxymethylacrylamide (HMAM) and water. At least one inorganic powder is added to the mixture. At least one initiator system is provided to polymerize the HMAM. The initiator polymerizes the HMAM and water, to form a firm hydrogel that contains the inorganic powder. One or more comonomers can be polymerized with the HMAM monomer, to alter the final properties of the gelcast material. Additionally, one or more additives can be included in the polymerization mixture, to alter the properties of the gelcast material.

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Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy
OSTI Identifier:
20050924
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 20050924
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 23 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; ALLOYS; CERAMICS; FABRICATION; POLYMERS; INORGANIC COMPOUNDS; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; POLYMERIZATION

Citation Formats

Walls, C.A., Kirby, G.H., Janney, M.A., Omatete, O.O., Nunn, S.D., and McMillan, A.D. Gelcasting methods. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Walls, C.A., Kirby, G.H., Janney, M.A., Omatete, O.O., Nunn, S.D., & McMillan, A.D. Gelcasting methods. United States.
Walls, C.A., Kirby, G.H., Janney, M.A., Omatete, O.O., Nunn, S.D., and McMillan, A.D. Tue . "Gelcasting methods". United States.
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title = {Gelcasting methods},
author = {Walls, C.A. and Kirby, G.H. and Janney, M.A. and Omatete, O.O. and Nunn, S.D. and McMillan, A.D.},
abstractNote = {A method of gelcasting includes the steps of providing a solution of at least hydroxymethylacrylamide (HMAM) and water. At least one inorganic powder is added to the mixture. At least one initiator system is provided to polymerize the HMAM. The initiator polymerizes the HMAM and water, to form a firm hydrogel that contains the inorganic powder. One or more comonomers can be polymerized with the HMAM monomer, to alter the final properties of the gelcast material. Additionally, one or more additives can be included in the polymerization mixture, to alter the properties of the gelcast material.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
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