Accession Number : ADA258788
Title : High Temperature Chemistry of Fibers and Composites
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ARMY LAB COMMAND WATERTOWN MA MATERIAL TECHNOLOGY LAB
Personal Author(s) : Messier, Donald R
Report Date : Sep 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 34
Abstract : High temperature chemical reactions can decisively affect the preparation and performance of glass and ceramic fibers and composites. Fiber tensile strength can be limited by critical defects resulting from process chemistry and processing of ceramic composites made difficult, if not impossible, by unwanted high temperature reactions. In some cases, however, advantage can be taken of high temperature reactions to form in situ composites. The foregoing points are discussed and illustrated with examples from the author's research and from the literature.
Descriptors : *CHEMICALS , *COMPOSITE MATERIALS , *CERAMIC FIBERS , *HIGH TEMPERATURE , TEMPERATURE , FIBERS , GLASS , CHEMISTRY , SILICON CARBIDES , OXYNITRIDES , WHISKER COMPOSITES , SILICON NITRIDES , CHEMICAL REACTIONS , SILICON , NITRIDES , CARBIDES , PROCESSING , TENSILE STRENGTH , PREPARATION
Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
Laminates and Composite Materials
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE