Thermal-shock resistance of a ceramic comprising 60 percent boron carbide and 40 percent titanium diboride

Yeomans, C. M., Hoffman, C. A.
naca-rm-e52l31
1953


Thermal-shock resistance of a ceramic comprising 60 percent boron carbide and 40 percent titanium diboride was investigated. The material has thermal shock resistance comparable to that of NBS body 4811C and that of zirconia, but is inferior to beryllia, alumina, and titanium-carbide ceramals. It is not considered suitable for turbine blades.

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