The Preparation and Properties of Layered TCP/Y–TZP Composites with Ribbon-Like Microstructures

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The repeated-deformation processing technique was used in the preparation of layered tricalcium phosphate (TCP)/yttria partially stabilized tetragonal zirconia (Y-TZP) composites with ribbon-like microstructures. The fabrication technique involved repeated plastic deformation of layered green tapes, which are stacked together to form starting bi-material laminates, burn-out of the organic vehicle, and sintering at 1300°C. At this rather low sintering temperature, which was chosen to prevent the extensive diffusion of the calcium into the Y-TZP, the zirconia layers could not be fully densified. In spite of the relatively low fractional density (about 75% TD) of these layers, flexural strength values exceeding 100 MPa were achieved with these composites, 150% higher than the matrix material. During autoclaving in water at 200oC for 24 hours no t-m transformation of the zirconia phase took place, indicating full stability of the porous zirconia layers in these composites under the hydrothermal conditions used in this study.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 309-311)

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Edited by:

Takashi Nakamura, Kimihiro Yamashita and Masashi Neo

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1145-1148

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.309-311.1145

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T. Kosmač and A. Dakskobler, "The Preparation and Properties of Layered TCP/Y–TZP Composites with Ribbon-Like Microstructures ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 309-311, pp. 1145-1148, 2006

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May 2006

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