Chapter 2.1. Ceramics Foams

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler2 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo3
  1. Jon Binner

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2a

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Binner, J. (2005) Ceramics Foams, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2a

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 3

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. IPTME, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696

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Keywords:

  • cellular ceramics;
  • manufacturing;
  • ceramics foams;
  • replication techniques;
  • foaming techniques;
  • in situ gas evolution;
  • gelation;
  • ceramic foam structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Replication Techniques

    • Slurry Coating and Combustion of Polymer Foams

    • Pyrolysis and CVD Coating of Polymer Foams

    • Structure of Reticulated Ceramics

  • Foaming Techniques

    • Incorporation of an External Gas Phase

    • In Situ Gas Evolution

    • Gelation

    • Ceramic Foam Structure

  • Other Techniques

  • Summary