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Title: Processing and properties of SiC composites made via binder jet 3D printing and infiltration and pyrolysis of preceramic polymer

Abstract

The effect of polymer infiltration and pyrolysis (PIP) cycles with polycarbosiloxane on the microstructure, air leak rate, and properties of SiC composites manufactured by a combination of binder jet 3D printing and PIP are reported. The density, Young’s modulus and flexural strength of disk-shaped components increased with the number of PIP cycles. In the case of density, it increased from 2.05 g/cm3 in one PIP cycle to 2.33 g/cm3 after three PIP cycles, while values of flexural strength and Young’s modulus at room temperature after three PIP cycles reached 66.8 ± 2.5 MPa and 69.5 ± 2.8 GPa, respectively. Conversely, the air leak rate was found to decrease with number of PIP cycles, and it reached a value of 4 mbar-liter/s after three cycles. The instantaneous coefficient of thermal expansion of the composite was found to change minimally with the number of PIP cycles and had a value of 4 ± 1.2 ppm/°C between 200°C and 1,000°C. Thermal conductivity was found to increase with number of PIP cycles and to decrease with temperature. For example, after 3 PIP cycles it was found to change from 6.72 ± 0.08 to 6.98 ± 0.08 W/mK at 25°C and 7.36 ± 0.08 tomore » 7.96 ± 0.08 W/mK at 300°C. These values were lower than those of crystalline SiC because of the amorphous nature of the matrix and the presence of pores and cracks.« less

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [1]; ORCiD logo [3];  [4];  [1]
  1. Energy &, Environmental Sciences Directorate Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge TN USA
  2. AMSEES LLC Saratoga Springs NY USA
  3. Materials Science and Technology Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge TN USA
  4. Chemical Sciences Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge TN USA
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
OSTI Identifier:
1668098
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1665992
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; AR0000958
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science; Journal ID: ISSN 2578-3270
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
English
Subject:
binder jet 3D printing; SiC

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Cramer, Corson L., Armstrong, Herb, Flores‐Betancourt, Alexis, Han, Lu, Elliott, Amy M., Lara‐Curzio, Edgar, Saito, Tomonori, and Nawaz, Kashif. Processing and properties of SiC composites made via binder jet 3D printing and infiltration and pyrolysis of preceramic polymer. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1002/ces2.10070.
Cramer, Corson L., Armstrong, Herb, Flores‐Betancourt, Alexis, Han, Lu, Elliott, Amy M., Lara‐Curzio, Edgar, Saito, Tomonori, & Nawaz, Kashif. Processing and properties of SiC composites made via binder jet 3D printing and infiltration and pyrolysis of preceramic polymer. Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1002/ces2.10070.
Cramer, Corson L., Armstrong, Herb, Flores‐Betancourt, Alexis, Han, Lu, Elliott, Amy M., Lara‐Curzio, Edgar, Saito, Tomonori, and Nawaz, Kashif. Fri . "Processing and properties of SiC composites made via binder jet 3D printing and infiltration and pyrolysis of preceramic polymer". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1002/ces2.10070.
@article{osti_1668098,
title = {Processing and properties of SiC composites made via binder jet 3D printing and infiltration and pyrolysis of preceramic polymer},
author = {Cramer, Corson L. and Armstrong, Herb and Flores‐Betancourt, Alexis and Han, Lu and Elliott, Amy M. and Lara‐Curzio, Edgar and Saito, Tomonori and Nawaz, Kashif},
abstractNote = {The effect of polymer infiltration and pyrolysis (PIP) cycles with polycarbosiloxane on the microstructure, air leak rate, and properties of SiC composites manufactured by a combination of binder jet 3D printing and PIP are reported. The density, Young’s modulus and flexural strength of disk-shaped components increased with the number of PIP cycles. In the case of density, it increased from 2.05 g/cm3 in one PIP cycle to 2.33 g/cm3 after three PIP cycles, while values of flexural strength and Young’s modulus at room temperature after three PIP cycles reached 66.8 ± 2.5 MPa and 69.5 ± 2.8 GPa, respectively. Conversely, the air leak rate was found to decrease with number of PIP cycles, and it reached a value of 4 mbar-liter/s after three cycles. The instantaneous coefficient of thermal expansion of the composite was found to change minimally with the number of PIP cycles and had a value of 4 ± 1.2 ppm/°C between 200°C and 1,000°C. Thermal conductivity was found to increase with number of PIP cycles and to decrease with temperature. For example, after 3 PIP cycles it was found to change from 6.72 ± 0.08 to 6.98 ± 0.08 W/mK at 25°C and 7.36 ± 0.08 to 7.96 ± 0.08 W/mK at 300°C. These values were lower than those of crystalline SiC because of the amorphous nature of the matrix and the presence of pores and cracks.},
doi = {10.1002/ces2.10070},
journal = {International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {2020},
month = {9}
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