Accession Number:

ADD012404

Title:

Low Temperature Formation of Mullite.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-05-28

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

This patent application relates to a process for preparing high purity, stoichiometric aluminum silicate mullite. The method prepares mullite 3Al203.2Si02 by partially hydrolyzing a dilute silicon alkoxide solution, combining an aluminum alkoxide with the partially hydrolyzed silicon alkoxide, eliminating terminal alkoxide groups and firing the material to about 985 C.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE