Controlled porosity alumina structures for ultra-precision hydrostatic journal bearings

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dc.contributor.author Durazo-Cardenas, Isidro
dc.contributor.author Stephenson, D. J.
dc.contributor.author Corbett, John
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-24T10:32:42Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-24T10:32:42Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-04
dc.identifier.citation Durazo-Cardenas IS, Stephenson DJ, Corbett J. (2010) Controlled Porosity Alumina Structures for Ultra-Precision Hydrostatic Journal Bearings. Journal of The American Ceramic Society. Volume 93, Issue 11, November 2010, pp. 3671-3678 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0002-7820
dc.identifier.uri DOI:10.1111/j.1551.2916.2010.03960.x.
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/15716
dc.description.abstract A series of fine grade alumina powders has been used in combination with maize starch granules to produce porous structures for porous hydrostatic journal bearing applications. A comprehensive series of tests was conducted to characterize porosity in terms of density, pore size and permeability. Successful processing of quality journal bearing components has been demonstrated for preferred combinations of alumina size and starch content, using fixed processing parameters. The new porous ceramic bearings showed consistent and reproducible properties and are suitable for a wide range of higher precision engineering applications. The porous ceramic bearing processing route has also proved to be low cost and environmentally sound. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher American Ceramic Society en_UK
dc.subject Porous materials en_UK
dc.subject permeability en_UK
dc.subject pores/porosity en_UK
dc.subject alumina en_UK
dc.title Controlled porosity alumina structures for ultra-precision hydrostatic journal bearings en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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