Journal of Porous Materials

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 123–129 | Cite as

Porosity in combustion synthesized titanium carbides

  • Seetharama C. Deevi


Stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric titanium carbides were obtained by combustion synthesis. Ignition of compacts of titanium containing either graphitic or activated carbons resulted in titanium carbides. Adsorption-desorption isotherms of carbons and combustion synthesized carbides were constructed and compared to determine the pore structural changes resulting from the synthesis. Original porosity of the carbon was lost after combustion synthesis, and the loss of porosity due to combustion synthesis is attributed to the reaction between liquid titanium and carbon.


combustion synthesis titanium carbide porosity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seetharama C. Deevi
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  1. 1.Research CenterPhilip MorrisRichmondUSA

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