Impact Resistance of Single Crystal and Polycrystalline Man-Made Diamonds

  • S. Musikant
  • R. J. Sullivan
  • K. J. Hall


The objective of this study was to provide an experimental basis for assessing the erosion resistance to high velocity particulate matter of single crystal and polycrystalline synthetic man made diamond materials. Single particle impact testing within the following parametric envelope was selected to provide the empirical erosion resistance data sought.


Natural Diamond Synthetic Diamond Polycrystalline Diamond Single Crystal Diamond General Electric Company 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Musikant
    • 1
  • R. J. Sullivan
    • 1
  • K. J. Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.General Electric CompanyPhiladelphiaUSA

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