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Chemical Polish and Strength of Alumina

  • A. G. King
Conference paper
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR)

Abstract

Grinding polycrystalline alumina objects with abrasives introduces structural damage into the surface which weakens the specimen. Solution of the surface by a borax fusion removes this surface damage and materially increases the transverse rupture strength.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. King
    • 1
  1. 1.Norton CompanyWorcesterUSA

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