Advertisement

Injection Molding of Ceramics

  • T. J. Whalen
  • C. F. Johnson
Part of the Army Materials Technology Conference Series book series (volume 1)

Abstract

An injection molding process used to fabricate ceramic flow path components for a turbine engine is described. Both Si3N4 and SiC are amenable to mold forming and subsequent reaction sintering. Fabrication equipment and technique are presented along with a discussion of major accomplishments and problems encountered during molding technology development at Ford.

Keywords

Injection Molding Cavity Pressure Injection Molding Process Zinc Stearate Fabrication Equipment 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    K. Schwartzwalder, “Injection Molding of Ceramic Materials”, American Ceramic Society Bulletin 28. (11), p. 459–462, 1949.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    J. A. Mangels, “Development of Injection Molded Reaction Bonded Si3N4”, Ceramics for High Performance Applications -II, Editors J. J. Burke, E. N. Lenoe and R. N. Katz, Metals and Ceramics Information Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1977, p. 113–130.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    P. A. Willermet, R. A. Pett and T. J. Whalen, “Development and Processing of Injection-Moldable Reaction-Sintered SiC Compositions”, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 57, (8). p. 774–747, 1978.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    T. J. Whalen, J. E. Noakes and L. L.Terner, “Progress on Injection-Molded Reaction-Bonded SiC”, Ceramics for High Performance Applications -II, Editors J. J. Burke, E. N. Lenoe and R. N. Katz, Metals and Ceramics Information Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1977, p. 179–189.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Whalen
    • 1
  • C. F. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Ford Motor CompanyDearbornUSA

Personalised recommendations