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Title: Abrasive slurry composition for machining boron carbide

Abstract

An abrasive slurry particularly suited for use in drilling or machining boron carbide consists essentially of a suspension of boron carbide and/or silicon carbide grit in a carrier solution consisting essentially of a dilute solution of alkylaryl polyether alcohol in octyl alcohol. The alkylaryl polyether alcohol functions as a wetting agent which improves the capacity of the octyl alcohol for carrying the grit in suspension, yet without substantially increasing the viscosity of the carrier solution.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
5275569
Application Number:
ON: DE85017722
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BORON CARBIDES; MACHINING; ABRASIVES; SILICON CARBIDES; SLURRIES; BORON COMPOUNDS; CARBIDES; CARBON COMPOUNDS; DISPERSIONS; MIXTURES; SILICON COMPOUNDS; SUSPENSIONS; 360201* - Ceramics, Cermets, & Refractories- Preparation & Fabrication

Citation Formats

Duran, E L. Abrasive slurry composition for machining boron carbide. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Duran, E L. Abrasive slurry composition for machining boron carbide. United States.
Duran, E L. Thu . "Abrasive slurry composition for machining boron carbide". United States.
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abstractNote = {An abrasive slurry particularly suited for use in drilling or machining boron carbide consists essentially of a suspension of boron carbide and/or silicon carbide grit in a carrier solution consisting essentially of a dilute solution of alkylaryl polyether alcohol in octyl alcohol. The alkylaryl polyether alcohol functions as a wetting agent which improves the capacity of the octyl alcohol for carrying the grit in suspension, yet without substantially increasing the viscosity of the carrier solution.},
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year = {1984},
month = {11}
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