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Micrograph no
548
Brief description
Fractograph showing extensive matrix cracking and fibres bridging an opened matrix in a fibre reinforced magnesium aluminosilicate ceramic
Keywords
ceramic Link to MATTER Glossary entry for ceramic, fibre Link to MATTER Glossary entry for fibre, magnesium aluminosilicate
Categories
Ceramic
System
SiC fibre-reinforced magnesium aluminosilicate
Composition
Not specified
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
The fibres are drawn and infiltrated with a slurry consisting of a powdered matrix in an organic binder and water. The mixture is hot pressed to give a dense composite.
Applications
Sample preparation
Technique
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Length bar
200 μm
Further information
Contributor
Dr K M Knowles
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
01/10/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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