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Micrograph no
183
Brief description
Oven-to-tableware
Keywords
ceramic Link to MATTER Glossary entry for ceramic
Categories
Ceramic
System
Miscellaneous
Composition
Not specified
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Sample preparation
Thin section
Technique
Transmitted polarised light microscopy
Length bar
250 μm
Further information
Oven-to-tableware ceramics have a low coefficient of thermal expansion, and therefore a high resistance to thermal shock, which makes them suitable for use at a wide range of temperatures.
Contributor
Dr K M Knowles
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
09/08/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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