Accession Number : AD0164526

Title :   Single Phase Sintering Aid for Stabilized Zirconia.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Rhodes,William H.

Report Date : 28 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent application describes a method for sintering a stabilized zirconia body by incorporating thorium oxide as a grain growth inhibiting additive into a batch of powdered zirconia prior to sintering.

Descriptors :   *Zirconium oxides, *Sintering, *Thorium dioxide, Grain size, Stabilization, Patents

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE