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Plasma Enhanced Microwave Joining

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dc.contributor.author Yiin, T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Barmatz, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Sayir, A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-05T06:49:02Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-05T06:49:02Z
dc.date.issued 1995-01-08 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Cocoa Beach, FL en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 94-1647 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/33668
dc.description.abstract A new method for plasma enhanced microwave joining of high purity (99.8%) alumina has been developed. The controlled application of a plasma between the adjoining surfaces of two rods permits the initial heating of low microwave absorbing alumina to sufficiently high temperatures where they can effectively absorb microwave energy. With this technology, the adjacent surfaces of alumina rods can be melted and welded together in less than three minutes using approximately 400 watts of microwave energy. Four point bending tests measured fracture strengths of up to 132 MPa at the joined interface. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other microwave plasma alumina joining welding melting en_US
dc.title Plasma Enhanced Microwave Joining en_US


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