Accession Number : ADD000412

Title :   Method for Sintering a Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Body Incorporating Thorium Oxide as a Sintering Aid.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Rhodes,William H

Report Date : 21 Jan 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent 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, *Patents, Sintering, Thorium dioxide, Additives, Yttrium oxides, Stabilization, Refractory materials

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE