Preparation of Alumina‐Zirconia Powders by Evaporative Decomposition of Solutions

Derek W. Sproson, Gary L. Messing

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Abstract

Fine‐grained, homogeneously dispersed alumina‐zirconia and zirconia powders were prepared by evaporative decomposition of solutions. The pure metastable tetragonal zirconia powder transformed to the monoclinic form when it was heated to 1150°C. The zirconia in the alumina‐zirconia powder, which was also in the tetragonal form, did not transform when the powder was heated to 1150° C. This result is explained in terms of inhibition of coarsening of the zirconia grains by the alumina particles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)c92-c93
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume67
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry

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