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Fracture Mirrors in a Nanoscale 3Y-TZP

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Author(s)

George D. Quinn, J Eichler, U Eisele, J Rodel

Abstract

The strengths of fine microstructural scale yttria stabilized rectangular bars and circular disks were measured by four-point flexure and by flat ball (piston) on three ball methods. Fracture mirror sizes were measured and correlated to the strengths. Although it was difficult to precisely judge the mirror boundary location in this material, consistent readings could be obtained once some simple guidelines were followed.
Citation
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume
87
Issue
No. 3

Keywords

ball on 3 ball strength fractography, flexural strength, fracture mirror, mirror constant, nanocrystalline, zirconia

Citation

Quinn, G. , Eichler, J. , Eisele, U. and Rodel, J. (2004), Fracture Mirrors in a Nanoscale 3Y-TZP, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (Accessed July 16, 2024)

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Created March 1, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017