Homogeneity of Aqueous Al2O3/3Y-TZP Feedstock by Plastic Kneading


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The effects of different kneading sequences, chemical additives, and solid loadings to the homogeneity and rheological behavior of the Al2O3/3Y-TZP (ZTA) feedstock were investigated. The properties of the feedstock were analyzed by the torque rheometry, transmission optical microscopy (OM) and scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM & TEM). The optimal kneading process was determined when good homogeneity was reached. The concepts of critical solid loading and the homogeneity of two-oxide systems, and the power consumption to reach best microstructure will be introduced and quantitatively analyzed.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 336-338)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




M. T. Weng and W. C. J. Wei, "Homogeneity of Aqueous Al2O3/3Y-TZP Feedstock by Plastic Kneading", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 1127-1129, 2007

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April 2007




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