Research on Making Permeable Porous Ceramics with Sugar Mud
Sugar mud has been analyzed to prepare porous ceramics with clay, and the principal chemical component of sugar mud was tested to be CaCO3. The optimal ratio of sugar mud and clay came out to be 1:2. The porous ceramics were sintered at temperatures of 1 000°C for 1.5h, whose major crystalline phases were found to be Porzite, Anorthite and Cristobalite, have showed good performances. The final products with pore size ranging from 1 to 10μm, a porosity of 26.38%, a water-absorption of 17.30%, and mechanical strength of 22～26 MPa could be applied in the area of permeable porous ceramics.
Hui Li, Yan Feng Liu, Ming Guo, Rui Zhang and Jing Du
Y. Y. Jing et al., "Research on Making Permeable Porous Ceramics with Sugar Mud", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 374-377, pp. 1559-1562, 2012