Rapid densification of forsterite ceramic via microwave sintering

Tan Yoke Meng, Tan Chou Yong, Ramesh Singh, Teh Yee Ching, Yap Boon Kar

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Abstract

The effect of microwave sintering on the densification of forsterite ceramic was investigated. Forsterite powder was prepared via solid-state reaction method with the application of attrition milling and heat treatment. The forsterite compacts were microwave sintered at 1100oC to 1250oC with 30 min holding and a ramping rate of 50oC/min. The samples were then characterized in terms of phase stability, relative density and microstructure evaluation. This work revealed that microwave sintering is beneficial in producing dense forsterite at lower sintering temperature with shorted operating hour (< 1 hr). Highest relative density of 87.9% was successfully obtained at 1250oC with estimated grain size of lesser than 1 µm as compared to conventional sintering.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, 2016
EditorsZhihua Guo, Kyoung Sun Moon, C.W. Lim, George C. Manos
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages181-185
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783038357483
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2016
Event1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, ICCEMS 2016 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 01 May 201603 May 2016

Publication series

NameMaterials Science Forum
Volume866
ISSN (Print)0255-5476

Other

Other1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, ICCEMS 2016
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period01/05/1603/05/16

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forsterite
densification
Densification
sintering
Sintering
Microwaves
ceramics
microwaves
comminution
Phase stability
Milling (machining)
Solid state reactions
Powders
heat treatment
grain size
Heat treatment
solid state
microstructure
Microstructure
evaluation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Meng, T. Y., Yong, T. C., Singh, R., Ching, T. Y., & Kar, Y. B. (2016). Rapid densification of forsterite ceramic via microwave sintering. In Z. Guo, K. S. Moon, C. W. Lim, & G. C. Manos (Eds.), 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, 2016 (pp. 181-185). (Materials Science Forum; Vol. 866). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.866.181
Meng, Tan Yoke ; Yong, Tan Chou ; Singh, Ramesh ; Ching, Teh Yee ; Kar, Yap Boon. / Rapid densification of forsterite ceramic via microwave sintering. 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, 2016. editor / Zhihua Guo ; Kyoung Sun Moon ; C.W. Lim ; George C. Manos. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2016. pp. 181-185 (Materials Science Forum).
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Meng, TY, Yong, TC, Singh, R, Ching, TY & Kar, YB 2016, Rapid densification of forsterite ceramic via microwave sintering. in Z Guo, KS Moon, CW Lim & GC Manos (eds), 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, 2016. Materials Science Forum, vol. 866, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, pp. 181-185, 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, ICCEMS 2016, Singapore, Singapore, 01/05/16. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.866.181

Rapid densification of forsterite ceramic via microwave sintering. / Meng, Tan Yoke; Yong, Tan Chou; Singh, Ramesh; Ching, Teh Yee; Kar, Yap Boon.

1st International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, 2016. ed. / Zhihua Guo; Kyoung Sun Moon; C.W. Lim; George C. Manos. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2016. p. 181-185 (Materials Science Forum; Vol. 866).

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