Refractories and Industrial Ceramics

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 179–183 | Cite as

Phase Composition and Microstructure of Reaction-Bonded Boron-Carbide Materials

  • S. N. PerevislovEmail author
  • V. Shcherbak
  • M. V. Tomkovich

Porous boron-carbide billets containing different amounts of carbon (0 – 15 wt%) were infiltrated with molten silicon to produce dense materials (ρ = 99.6% of theoretical) from starting B4C powders with d0.5 90 and 12.5 μm. The phase composition and microstructure of the material were studied. A solid solution of boron carbide in silicon was determined to be present.


reaction-bonded boron carbide (RBBC) reaction sintering siliconizing secondary silicon carbide 



The work was financially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research Project No. 17-03-00863\18.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Perevislov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. Shcherbak
    • 1
  • M. V. Tomkovich
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State Technological Institute (Technical University)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.A. F. Ioffe Physical-Technical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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