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Packing and Sintering Relations for Binary Powders

  • George Y. OnodaJr.
  • Gary L. Messing
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 11)

Abstract

Mixtures of coarse and fine powders are commonly used for processing refractory bodies. Compared with uniform fine powders, mixtures have higher green densities and less shrinkage when fired. The presence of coarse particles can provide a control for achieving fired bodies with a specific level of porosity. As a filler, the coarse particles may also reduce the cost of the raw material. A major disadvantage of mixtures is the limited strength of the fired body because of the large grains in the microstructure.

Keywords

Fine Particle Binary Mixture Specific Volume Coarse Particle Partial Specific Volume 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Y. OnodaJr.
    • 1
  • Gary L. Messing
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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