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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 1539–1544 | Cite as

Ceramic matrix composite-metal brazed joints

  • D. G. Dixon
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Abstract

A silicon nitride fibre-reinforced cordierite glass ceramic matrix composite has been brazed to titanium and stainless steel in argon with four different interlayer materials, copper, nickel, tungsten and a metal matrix composite (mmc). Joints were tested in shear and all but one failed in the ceramic composite. The highest strength joint, using a metal matrix interlayer to join cmc to stainless steel failed in the mmc at 106 MPa. Silver-copper eutectic braze and aluminium braze can be used to join metals to titanium-coated cmc, producing joints with low levels of interfacial defects. Some joints, however, show debonding at the edges where residual shear stresses are highest.

Keywords

Matrix Composite Metal Matrix Silicon Nitride Cordierite Metal Matrix Composite 
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© Chapman & Hall 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Dixon
    • 1
  1. 1.British Aerospace PLCSowerby Research Centre FPC 267FiltonUK

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