Accession Number : ADD018305

Title :   CRB2-NBB2 Ceramics Materials.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 31 Oct 95, patented 5 Nov 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Talmy, Inna G ; Wuchina, Eric J ; Zaykoski, James A ; Opeka, Mark M

Report Date : 05 Nov 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An object of this invention is to provide a new ceramic material. Another object of this invention is to provide a new ceramic material that is very hard. A further object of this invention is to provide a new ceramic material that is resistant to oxidation. These and other objects of this invention are achieved by providing a ceramic material that is based on a solid solution comprising from more than zero to less than 100 mole percent CrB2 with the remainder in the solid solution being NbB2. p4

Descriptors :   *CERAMIC MATERIALS, *NIOBIUM, *CHROMIUM, *BORIDES, OXIDATION RESISTANCE, SOLID SOLUTIONS, HARDNESS, PATENTS

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE