MSCE  Vol.2 No.3 , March 2014
Pt-Al2OM3 Composite Material Designed for Cyclic Production of Optical Glasses under High Temperature Conditions
ABSTRACT

The article considers one of the possible approaches to the solution of an urgent issue of metal consumption reduction, increase of operating life and maximum operating temperature as well as reduction of irrecoverable losses of platinum products and alloys when operating under high temperature conditions, particularly for glassblowing and single crystal growing crucibles. A two-layered composite material based on platinum-group metals and corundum plasma ceramics is thoroughly investigated. A successful experience of crucibles exploitation, designed for production of high temperature optical glasses from the composite and results of the research on composite material specimens are described.


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Bochegov, A. , Ermakov, A. and Vandysheva, I. (2014) Pt-Al2OM3 Composite Material Designed for Cyclic Production of Optical Glasses under High Temperature Conditions. Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, 2, 30-36. doi: 10.4236/msce.2014.23004.
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