Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

4-14-2009

Abstract

A highly wear resistant sintered, hot pressed, or otherwise compacted ceramic composite material is described, consisting of two discrete phases of the form AlxMgyB14 where x and y ≦1 or like hard, orthorhombic compounds, and TiB2 or like Group IVB transition metal di-borides, and with an unexpectedly high contentof transition metal di-boride in the range from 40 to 90 percent (28 to 85 volume percent).

Patent Number

US 7,517,375 B2

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Application Number

11/325,292

Date Filed

1-4-2006

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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