Chapter 3. Shrinkage of Amorphous Silica Fibers

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Isidor Zaplatynsky

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320129.ch3

Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 7/8

Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 7/8

How to Cite

Zaplatynsky, I. (2008) Shrinkage of Amorphous Silica Fibers, in Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 4, Issue 7/8 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320129.ch3

Author Information

  1. NASA-Lewis Research Center 21000 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland, OH 44135

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374030

Online ISBN: 9780470320129

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Keywords:

  • amorphous;
  • viscosimeter;
  • surface tension;
  • diameter;
  • monofilaments

Summary

By the application of a new technique, the viscosity of amorphous silica fibers was determined in the 1100°–1350°C temperature range. An equation was derived that describes the kinetics of shrinkage of the fibers in terms of their radius, viscosity, and surface tension.