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Research on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Ceramic Matrix Composites

Ceramics have excellent properties such as high hardness, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance, and have great potential for applications in harsh environmental conditions. However, the hard and brittle nature of ceramics makes processing and modification very difficult, which requires its composites to form ceramic matrix composites with other materials with complementary performance advantages. Currently, ceramic composites are synthesized using brazing, diffusion welding and self-propagating high-temperature synthesis techniques. The residual thermal stresses in ceramic composites prepared by brazing and diffusion welding have a large impact on the mechanical properties of the joints, and self-propagating high-temperature synthesis can alleviate this drawback. Self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) technology is a technology that utilizes the high chemical reaction heat energy generated between the reactants to join the desired materials in a very short period of time, which can effectively alleviate the large residual stresses due to the differences in mechanical properties, such as coefficients of thermal expansion, between the parent materials. It has the advantages of simple synthesis process, simple equipment, low energy consumption, no external energy supply when the reaction occurs, and environmental pollution. This paper reviews the research progress of SHS technology in recent years in ceramic/metal dissimilar materials joining, and analyzes the micro-morphology and mechanical properties of ceramic/metal interfaces, and puts forward the advantages and disadvantages of SHS technology.

Ceramic Matrix Composites, Mechanical Properties, SHS, Residual Thermal Stress

APA Style

Deshui Yu, Yan Zhang, Jianping Zhou, Daqian Sun, Hongmei Li. (2023). Research on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Ceramic Matrix Composites. Engineering and Applied Sciences, 8(4), 80-82.

ACS Style

Deshui Yu; Yan Zhang; Jianping Zhou; Daqian Sun; Hongmei Li. Research on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Ceramic Matrix Composites. Eng. Appl. Sci. 2023, 8(4), 80-82. doi: 10.11648/j.eas.20230804.13

AMA Style

Deshui Yu, Yan Zhang, Jianping Zhou, Daqian Sun, Hongmei Li. Research on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Ceramic Matrix Composites. Eng Appl Sci. 2023;8(4):80-82. doi: 10.11648/j.eas.20230804.13

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