Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 46, Issue 18, pp 6162–6167 | Cite as

Continuous direct melt foaming of a preceramic polymer using carbon dioxide: extrusion device and first results



Foam Average Pore Size Template Method Foam Structure Ceramic Foam 
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The authors gratefully acknowledge the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), which, within the framework of its “Excellence Initiative” supports the Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials” ( at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Special thanks go to Dr. Larissa Zirkel and Dr. Joachim Kaschta for their helpful discussions and suggestions during the set up of the foam extrusion line. The support of the Institute of Glass and Ceramics of the University Erlangen-Nürnberg at which the pyrolysis of the sample shown was performed, is highly acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Materials Science, Institute of Polymer MaterialsFriedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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