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Research Article | Open Access

Preparation and properties of SiC honeycomb ceramics by pressureless sintering technology

Xingzhong GUOXiaobo CAILin ZHULingjie ZHANGHui YANG( )
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
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SiC honeycomb ceramics with parallel channels and macroporous walls were prepared by combining extrusion molding with pressureless sintering technology in the presence of starch. The extrusion molding constructed honeycomb structure with parallel channels, while the starch formed spherical macropores on the channel walls. The density and bending strength of SiC honeycomb ceramics decreased with the increase of starch content, while the phase compositions did not vary with the starch content. The control in starch addition could adjust the pore structures on the channel walls of SiC honeycomb ceramics.


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Journal of Advanced Ceramics
Pages 83-88
Cite this article:
GUO X, CAI X, ZHU L, et al. Preparation and properties of SiC honeycomb ceramics by pressureless sintering technology. Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 2014, 3(1): 83-88.








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Received: 07 January 2014
Revised: 07 February 2014
Accepted: 12 February 2014
Published: 05 March 2014
© The author(s) 2014

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