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Title: Metal matrix coated fiber composites and the methods of manufacturing such composites

Abstract

A fiber coating which allows ceramic or metal fibers to be wetted by molten metals is disclosed. The coating inhibits degradation of the physical properties caused by chemical reaction between the fiber and the coating itself or between the fiber and the metal matrix. The fiber coating preferably includes at least a wetting layer, and in some applications, a wetting layer and a barrier layer between the fiber and the wetting layer. The wetting layer promotes fiber wetting by the metal matrix. The barrier layer inhibits fiber degradation. The fiber coating permits the fibers to be infiltrated with the metal matrix resulting in composites having unique properties not obtainable in pure materials.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Technical Research Assoc Inc
OSTI Identifier:
868920
Patent Number(s):
5244748
Assignee:
Technical Research Associates, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-87ER80504
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
metal; matrix; coated; fiber; composites; methods; manufacturing; coating; allows; ceramic; fibers; wetted; molten; metals; disclosed; inhibits; degradation; physical; properties; caused; chemical; reaction; preferably; wetting; layer; applications; barrier; promotes; permits; infiltrated; resulting; unique; obtainable; pure; materials; molten metals; metal fibers; metal fiber; metal matrix; physical properties; molten metal; chemical reaction; barrier layer; fiber composite; fiber composites; fiber coating; coating inhibits; coated fiber; pure material; /428/427/

Citation Formats

Weeks, Jr., Joseph K., and Gensse, Chantal. Metal matrix coated fiber composites and the methods of manufacturing such composites. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Weeks, Jr., Joseph K., & Gensse, Chantal. Metal matrix coated fiber composites and the methods of manufacturing such composites. United States.
Weeks, Jr., Joseph K., and Gensse, Chantal. Fri . "Metal matrix coated fiber composites and the methods of manufacturing such composites". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868920.
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title = {Metal matrix coated fiber composites and the methods of manufacturing such composites},
author = {Weeks, Jr., Joseph K. and Gensse, Chantal},
abstractNote = {A fiber coating which allows ceramic or metal fibers to be wetted by molten metals is disclosed. The coating inhibits degradation of the physical properties caused by chemical reaction between the fiber and the coating itself or between the fiber and the metal matrix. The fiber coating preferably includes at least a wetting layer, and in some applications, a wetting layer and a barrier layer between the fiber and the wetting layer. The wetting layer promotes fiber wetting by the metal matrix. The barrier layer inhibits fiber degradation. The fiber coating permits the fibers to be infiltrated with the metal matrix resulting in composites having unique properties not obtainable in pure materials.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1993},
month = {1}
}

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