Ceramics Based on Reactively Sintered Boron Carbide

  • A. I. OvsienkoEmail author
  • V. I. Rumyantsev
  • S. S. Ordan’yan

The influences of various processing parameters on phase and structure formation during reactive sintering of B4C materials in a Si melt are studied. The reaction of B4C particles and C with molten Si during reactive sintering is examined. Dissolution of B4C particles in the Si melt during reactive sintering has a negative effect. Methods for increasing the content of B4C particles in the reactively sintered B4C ceramic are discussed.


boron carbide silicon carbide reactive sintering phase composition physicomechanical properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Ovsienko
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • V. I. Rumyantsev
    • 2
  • S. S. Ordan’yan
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology (Technical University)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Virial LLCSt. PetersburgRussia

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