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Wear of Al2O3-SiC-(Al,Si) melt oxidised ceramic composites

Jayaram, V and Biswas, SK (1999) Wear of Al2O3-SiC-(Al,Si) melt oxidised ceramic composites. In: Wear, 225 (part 2). pp. 1322-1326.

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Al2O3-SiC-(Al,Si) cermets are fabricated using the melt oxidation route. The tribological properties of the composites are tested under adhesive sliding and two body abrasion conditions. Under adhesive conditions, the network of residual aluminium in the matrix plays a role in the formation of a thin tribofilm on the interface while in abrasion the hardness of the composite plays a prominent tribological role. The work suggests that microstructural control can make this low temperature composite competitive with the conventional high temperature monolithic ceramics. (C) 1999 Published by Elsevier Science S.A. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Wear
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Keywords: Ceramics;Aluminium;Silicon carbide
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2011 07:04
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2011 07:04
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/38919

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