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Title: Y-12 development organization technical progress report. Part 5 -- Polymers, ceramics and solvents, period ending January 1, 1996

Abstract

Microwave sintering studies with boron carbide (B{sub 4}C) are being evaluated to compare properties of unidirectionally pressed and sintered microwaved pellets with gelcasting of B{sub 4}C. The particle blend is a 50/50 blend of 1-{micro}m and 0.1-{micro}m using 5 wt% carbon (Thermax{reg_sign}) addition. The large, dual-frequency microwave furnace was used to determine that scaleup of a large number of parts can be processed simultaneously using a microwave furnace. Microwave heat treatment of commercial silicon carbide (SiC) resulted in minimal densification, which is thought to result from the exclusion of liquid-phase eutectic, producing sintering aids.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. comp.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
432958
Report Number(s):
Y-2471-5
ON: DE97002824; TRN: AHC29704%%74
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Apr 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; MICROWAVE HEATING; BORON CARBIDES; SILICON NITRIDES; SILICON CARBIDES; PROGRESS REPORT; SINTERING; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS

Citation Formats

Northcutt, Jr, W G. Y-12 development organization technical progress report. Part 5 -- Polymers, ceramics and solvents, period ending January 1, 1996. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.2172/432958.
Northcutt, Jr, W G. Y-12 development organization technical progress report. Part 5 -- Polymers, ceramics and solvents, period ending January 1, 1996. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/432958
Northcutt, Jr, W G. Mon . "Y-12 development organization technical progress report. Part 5 -- Polymers, ceramics and solvents, period ending January 1, 1996". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/432958. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/432958.
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abstractNote = {Microwave sintering studies with boron carbide (B{sub 4}C) are being evaluated to compare properties of unidirectionally pressed and sintered microwaved pellets with gelcasting of B{sub 4}C. The particle blend is a 50/50 blend of 1-{micro}m and 0.1-{micro}m using 5 wt% carbon (Thermax{reg_sign}) addition. The large, dual-frequency microwave furnace was used to determine that scaleup of a large number of parts can be processed simultaneously using a microwave furnace. Microwave heat treatment of commercial silicon carbide (SiC) resulted in minimal densification, which is thought to result from the exclusion of liquid-phase eutectic, producing sintering aids.},
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