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