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Joined ceramic product

United States Patent

August 21, 2001
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According to the present invention, a joined product is at least two ceramic parts, specifically bi-element carbide parts with a bond joint therebetween, wherein the bond joint has a metal silicon phase. The bi-element carbide refers to compounds of MC, M.sub.2 C, M.sub.4 C and combinations thereof, where M is a first element and C is carbon. The metal silicon phase may be a metal silicon carbide ternary phase, or a metal silicide.
Henager, Jr.; Charles H. (Kennewick, WA), Brimhall; John L. (West Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 257,343
February 25, 1999
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC06 76RLO 1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.