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Toughening Ceramics by Laminating Composite Elements

  • W. J. Clegg
  • L. R. Seddon
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Abstract

Crack growth has been studied in a system of silicon carbide sheets separated by graphite interfaces, made by coating and compacting together thin sheets made from silicon carbide powder. The forming of simple shapes using this method is demonstrated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. Clegg
    • 1
  • L. R. Seddon
    • 1
  1. 1.ICI Solid State Science GroupThe Heath, CheshireUK

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