Large, hard ZrO2 agglomerates remained in an Al2O3/ZrO2 composite suspension after inefficient ball‐milling. The ZrO2 agglomerates shrank away from the consolidated Al2O3/ZrO2 powder matrix during sintering, producing crack‐like voids which were responsible for strength degradation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Ceramic Society|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1983|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ceramics and Composites
- Materials Chemistry