oxidation resistance

Scientists work towards oxidation-resistant, ultrahigh melting point nanolaminated borides

By April Gocha / June 6, 2016

Researchers from Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pa.), Linkoping University in Sweden, and Imperial College London think that they can make borides better—by giving the material a protective layer of aluminum, the scientists have developed the world’s first corrosion-resistant boride.

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Effect of Various Additives on the Oxidation Behavior of ZrB2-Based Ultra-High-Temperature Ceramics at 1800°C

By / January 28, 2010

Volume 93 Issue 2, Pages 345 – 349 Ping Hu, Xing-Hong Zhang, Jie-Cai Han, Xiao-Guang Luo, Shang-Yi DuPublished Online: Dec 3 2009 4:28PMDOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03420.x ABSTRACT The effect of various additives such as TiB2, HfB2, CrB2, TaB, TaSi2, LaB6, La2O3, and AlN on the oxidation behavior of ZrB2-based ultra-high-temperature ceramics (UHTCs) at 1800°C was investigated. The…

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