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Micrograph no
545
Brief description
Fibre reinforced magnesium aluminosilicate ceramic showing black areas of porosity
Keywords
ceramic Link to MATTER Glossary entry for ceramic, fibre Link to MATTER Glossary entry for fibre, magnesium aluminosilicate, porosity Link to MATTER Glossary entry for porosity
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
Polished
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
100 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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