Interstitially Protected Oxidation Resistant Carbon-Carbon Composite.
Patent, Filed 1 Feb 84, patented 26 May 87,
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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In accordance with the present invention there is provided a multidirectional carbon-carbon composite having at least one layer of a protective coating deposited on the carbon fiber bundles of the composite, wherein the protective layer consists of an underlayer portion of born carbide and an overlayer portion of silicon carbide. Also provided in accordance with the invention is a method for providing oxidation resistance for the carbon fiber bundles in a multidimensional carbon-carbon composite which comprises coating the bundles with at least one layer of a protective coating which consists of an underlayer portion of boron carbide and an overlayer portion of silicon carbide.
- Laminates and Composite Materials
- Coatings, Colorants and Finishes