Silicon Carbide Components for Diesel and Gasoline Engine Applications

  • R. C. Phoenix
  • W. D. Long
Part of the Army Materials Technology Conference Series book series (volume 1)

Abstract

A recently developed sintered alpha silicon carbide is a candidate material for advanced turbine engine components. Several applications in diesel engines and gasoline engines have been tested with encouraging results. Principal successes are valve lifter, pre-combustion chambers, and turbocharger rotors.

Keywords

Combustion Carbide Mold Brittle Diesel 

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Phoenix
    • 1
  • W. D. Long
    • 1
  1. 1.High Performance Silicon Carbide Div.The Carborundum CompanyNiagara FallsUSA

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