Chapter 8. The Value of Metallographic Examination of Ceramics and Composites
- William Smothers
Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
Copyright © 1987 The American Ceramic Society, Inc.
11th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 7/8
How to Cite
Høeg, R. (1987) The Value of Metallographic Examination of Ceramics and Composites, in 11th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 7/8 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320402.ch8
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 1987
Print ISBN: 9780470374733
Online ISBN: 9780470320402
- metallographic examinations;
- metallographic evaluation;
- danish nuclear research centre;
- development and quality control
Ceramic materials are used in a broad variety of areas, each of which may profit from metallographic examinations in production control, research, and development. The most important areas are microelectronics, including sensors and telecommunications, mechanical and chemical wear-resistant materials, aerospace ceramics, and ceramics for clinical purposes. Metallographic examinations also help in basic ceramic research to establish diagrams. The main problems in sample preparation and some solutions to these problems are pointed out.