Compressive Characterization of Single Porous SiC Hollow Particles

@article{Shunmugasamy2014CompressiveCO,
  title={Compressive Characterization of Single Porous SiC Hollow Particles},
  author={Vasanth C. Shunmugasamy and Steven Eric Zeltmann and Nikhil Gupta and Oliver M. Strbik},
  journal={JOM},
  year={2014},
  volume={66},
  pages={892-897}
}
Silicon carbide hollow spheres are compression tested to understand their energy absorption characteristics. Two types of particles having tap densities of 440 kg/m3 and 790 kg/m3 (referred to as S1 and S2, respectively) were tested in the present study. The process used to fabricate the hollow spheres leads to porosity in the walls, which affects the mechanical properties of the hollow spheres. The porosity in the walls helps in obtaining mechanical bonding between the matrix material and the… 

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