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Chapter 30: Ceramic Processing (eChapter) from Fundamentals of Manufacturing, 2nd Edition Image

Chapter 30: Ceramic Processing (eChapter) from Fundamentals of Manufacturing, 2nd Edition


Author(s)/Editor(s): Philip D Rufe
Published By:
SME

Published: 04/01/2005
Product ID:
BK01PUB13_E_CH-30
ISBN:
978-1-62104-002-6

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Description

The processing techniques for ceramics greatly depend on the characteristics of the raw materials. To organize a discussion of techniques, three categories of materials will be used: glasses, clays, and crystalline ceramic powders. Glass manufacturing begins with molten glass at approximately 2,200° F (1,204° C). Then, a variety of techniques are used. Manufacturing clay products involves processes such as casting, plastic forming, and dry powder pressing.