Chapter 10. Characteristics of Large Extensions in the Size Distribution for Alumina Slips

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. P. A. Smith and
  2. R. A. Haber

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313183.ch10

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2

How to Cite

Smith, P. A. and Haber, R. A. (1991) Characteristics of Large Extensions in the Size Distribution for Alumina Slips, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 1/2 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313183.ch10

Author Information

  1. Ceramic Casting Technology Program Department of Ceramics Rutgers University Piscataway, NY 08855

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374979

Online ISBN: 9780470313183

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Keywords:

  • alumina slips;
  • modified andreasen distribution;
  • distribution of particles;
  • rheology;
  • distribution extensions

Summary

The width of the particle-size distribution was examined and related to the particle packing of aqueous alumina slips. It was found that the extensions in the size distribution improved the particle packing; however, they did not enhance slip viscosity or green bulk density of the casts.