Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 41, Issue 18, pp 6026–6030 | Cite as

Extrusion of alumina fibre using sol-gel precursor

  • J. Chandradass
  • M. BalasubramanianEmail author


Alumina fibres were prepared by extrusion using boehmite sol as binder. The microstructure and mechanical properties of the fibres were studied. The fibres sintered at 1400 ºC have relatively dense microstructure and the highest strength.


Boehmite Ethyl Cellulose Alumina Powder Organic Binder Ceramic Fibre 



The authors are thankful to the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India for financial support to this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Composites Technology Center and Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia

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