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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 11, pp 2855–2858 | Cite as

Aqueous sol-gel synthesis of cordierite and cordierite-zirconia composite powders

  • Susanta Kumar Saha
  • P. Pramanik
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Abstract

Pure cordierite and cordierite-zirconia (5 and 15 mol.%) are prepared by an aqueous sol-gel technique starting from aqueous solutions of magnesium formate, aluminium formate, zirconium formate and tetraethoxysilane. The gels are dried and calcined at different temperatures ranging from 600 to 1300 °C. The dried gels and calcined powders are characterized by thermogravimetric analysis, differential thermal analysis, X-ray powder diffraction and infrared spectroscopic analysis.

Keywords

Polymer Aluminium Magnesium Zirconium Thermal Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanta Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • P. Pramanik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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