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Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV, Volume 31, Issue 8

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials IV, Volume 31, Issue 8

Tatsuki Ohji (Editor), Mrityunjay Singh (Editor), Sanjay Mathur (Volume Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-94405-9 November 2010 260 Pages




This issue contains 25 invited and contributed papers, all peer reviewed according to the American Ceramic Society Review Process. The latest developments in processing and manufacturing technologies are covered, including green manufacturing, smart processing, advanced composite manufacturing, rapid processing, joining, machining, and net shape forming technologies.  These papers discuss the most important aspects necessary for understanding and further development of processing and manufacturing of ceramic materials and systems.

Preface ix

Introduction xi


Securing the Supply of Precious and Special Metals—The Need of Closing the Loop 3
Christian Hagelüken

Mechanical Properties of Cr-Si-N-0 Thin Films Deposited by RF Reactive Unbalanced Magnetron Sputtering 15
Jun Shirahata, Tetsutaro Ohori, Hiroki Asami, Tsuneo Suzuki,Tadachika Nakayama, Hisayuki Suematsu, and Koichi Niihara

Room-Temperature Deposition and Magneto-Optical Properties of Transparent Cobalt/Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) Nanocomposite Films by Aerosol Deposition
Jae-Hyuk Park and Jun Akedo

Influence of Dispersant on Rheology of Zirconia-Paraffin Feedstocks and Mechanical Properties of Micro Parts Fabricated via LPIM 31
Fatih A. Cetinel, Marcus Müller, Joachim Rogner, Werner Bauer, and Jürgen Hausselt


Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites Processed by a Hybrid Process Based on Chemical Vapor Infiltration, Slurry Impregnation and Spark Plasma Sintering 47
Jerome Magnant, Rene Pailler, Yann Le Petitcorps, Laurence Maille, Alain Guette, Jimmy Marine, and Eric Philippe

Manufacturing of the CMC Nose Cap for the Expert Spacecraft 59
Christian Zuber, Thomas Reimer, Kornelia Stubicar, Bernhard Heidenreich, and Hermann Hald

The Nature of Silicon Carbide Phases Developed from Different Carbonaceous Sources and Its Impact on the Microstructure of C/C-SiC Composites 73
Andrew Leatherbarrow and Houzheng Wu

Shaping Radiation Curable Colloidal Dispersions—From Polymer/Ceramic Fibers and Microspheres to Gradient Porosity Ceramic Bulk Materials 85
Yoram de Hazan, Maciek Wozniak, Judit Heinecke, Gregor Müller, Veronika Märkl, and Thomas Graule

Melt-Infiltration Processing of Titanium Carbide-Stainless Steel Cermets 97
Tyler Stewart, R. Bradley Collier, Zoheir N. Farhat, Georges J. Kipouros, and Kevin P. Plucknett

Oxidation Behavior of Zirconium Diboride-Silicon Carbide Composites 105
Ipek Akin, Filiz Cinar Sahin, Onuralp Yucel, and Gultekin Goller


Nano-Crystalline Yttria Samaria Codoped Zirconia: Comparison of Electrical Conductivity of Microwave and Conventionally Sintered Samples 115
Soumyajit Koley, Abhijit Ghosh, Ashok Kumar Sahu, and Ashok Kumar Suri

Spark Plasma Sintering (FAST/SPS) of Novel Materials—Taking the Next Step Forward to Industrial Production 127
H. U. Kessel, J. Hennicke, R. Kirchner, andT. Kessel

Rapid Manufacturing of Ceramic Parts by Selective Laser Melting 137
Jan Wilkes, Yves-Christian Hagedorn, Sörn Ocylok, Wilhelm Meiners, and Konrad Wissenbach


Active Metal Brazing and Characterization of Brazed Joints between Silicon Carbide and Metallic Systems 151
Bryan P. Coddington, Rajiv Asthana, Michael C. Halbig, and Mrityunjay Singh

Joining of Silicon Nitride with Glass or Powder under Mechanical Pressure 163
Naoki Kondo, Hideki Hyuga, Takaaki Nagaoka, and Hideki Kita

Fabrication of Thermodynamic Crystals by Structural Joining 169
Soshu Kirihara, Yasunori Uehara, and Youhei Takinami

Effect of Various Factors on Interface Formation in Magnetic Pressure Seam Welding 175
Hisashi Serizawa, Isao Shibahara, Sherif Rashed, Hidekazu Murakawa, and Shinji Kumai

Production Environment Laser Assisted Machining of Silicon Nitride 183
Federico Sciammarella, Joe Santner, Jeff Staes, Richard Roberts, Frank Pfefferkorn, Stephen T. Gonczy, Stefan Kyselica, and Ricardo Deleon


Gelcasting of High Performance Carbide Ceramics with Larger Size/Complex Shape 197
Dongliang Jiang

Processing of Complex-Shaped Micro Parts by Reaction-Bonding and Sintering of Silicon Nitride 213
M. Müller, W. Bauer, R. Knitter, and J. Rogner

Thermoplastic Ceramic Injection Molding of Zirconia Toughened Alumina Components 223
F. Kern, M. Abou El-Ezz, and R. Gadow

Fabrication of Alumina Dental Crown Model with Biomimetic Structure by Using Stereolithography 239
Mitsuyori Suwa, Soshu Kirihara, and Taiji Sohmura

Author Index 247