Chapter 4. The Use of Montmorillonites as Extrusion Aids for Alumina

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. M. Miller and
  2. R. A. Haber

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313183.ch4

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

Miller, M. and Haber, R. A. (1991) The Use of Montmorillonites as Extrusion Aids for Alumina, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University Piscataway, NJ 08855-0909

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;
  • bentonite;
  • montmorillonites;
  • magnesium ions;
  • thixotropic behavior

Summary

Bentonite and hectorite, pure and water washed, additions were made to an alumina extrusion body. Five percent hectorite additions were found to produce extruded parts with best surface finish and highest green strength, compared to bentonite additions.