FABRICATION ASPECTS OF GLASS MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR GAS-TURBINE APPLICATIONS
UNSPECIFIED (1990) FABRICATION ASPECTS OF GLASS MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR GAS-TURBINE APPLICATIONS. INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS CONFERENCE SERIES (111). pp. 173-183. ISSN 0951-3248Full text not available from this repository.
Fibre reinforced glasses and glass-ceramics have mechanical and thermal properties which make them suitable for use in gas turbines as alternatives to metals such as titanium and nickel alloys. Although initially developed nearly 20 years ago it is only recently that they have come to prominence as 'real' demonstration parts. This article presents a brief background to the development of glass matrix composites (GMC's) including the basic fabrication methods. Some of the key problems involved in manufacturing production quantities of GMC gas turbine components are described and the need for highly repeatable, and hence largely automated, processing methods highlighted.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS CONFERENCE SERIES|
|Publisher:||IOP PUBLISHING LTD|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 173-183|
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