Influence of C doping on the fracture mode and abrasive wear of Al2O3

Yahya, N.A. and Todd, R.I. (2012) Influence of C doping on the fracture mode and abrasive wear of Al2O3. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 (16). pp. 4003-4007. ISSN 0955-2219


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Previous studies have shown that the addition of SiC nanoparticles to Al2O3 changes the fracture mode from intergranular to transgranular and in doing so improves the wear resistance. The reason for this is not clear but a change to the grain boundary chemistry caused by impurities such as C added with the SiC may be involved. The aim of the current study was to investigate the influence of small amounts of C doping on the fracture mode and wear properties of Al2O3. The microstructure and properties of Al2O3 doped with 0 and 0.012 wt C were studied. Al2O3 showed mainly intergranular fracture. The addition of 0.012 wt C to Al2O3 changed the fracture mode to mainly transgranular. The wear resistance improved and the percentage of surface grains pulled out was lower compared to pure Al2O3. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Al2O3 Al2O3/C Fracture mode Abrasive wear Wear resistance Pullout alumina/silicon carbide nanocomposites alumina microstructure behavior silicon ceramics carbon
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Azwan Azman
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2013 01:12
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2013 01:12

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