An ever-growing number of applications are being found for high- temperature and high-strength ceramics, which have become a fully competitive alternative to established engineering materials. Typical products include ball bearings, valves, pumps, precision nozzles, gas-turbine and turbocharger rotors, cutting tools and heat exchangers. The exceptional resistance of these high-performance ceramics to erosion, corrosion and temperature is discussed and new methods of manufacture are described.

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  • Accession Number: 00657801
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM