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Characterization of forsterite bioceramics

Sara Lee, K.Y and Christopher Chin, K.M., and Ramesh, Singh and Tan, Chou Yong and Teng, Wan Dung and Sopyan, Iis (2012) Characterization of forsterite bioceramics. In: International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, ICAMME 2012, 3 - 5 July 2012 , Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia.

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The present work is on the synthesis of forsterite (Mg2SiO4) powder using talc and magnesium oxide powders as the starting materials followed by a heat treatment process. Sintering behavior and mechanical properties of the forsterite bodies were evaluated from 1200ºC to 1500°C. Forsterite phase were detected in samples without any secondary phases at all sintering temperatures. A very high fracture toughness of 4.9MPa.m1/2 and Vickers hardness of 7.1GPa were measured for samples sintered at 1400°C, thus indicating the viability of this ceramic for biomedical application.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4809/28868 K.Y. Sara Lee et al., 2012, Advanced Materials Research, 576, 195-198 DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.576.195
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forsterite, Fracture Toughness, Hardness
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Depositing User: PROF. DR. IIS SOPYAN
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2015 11:42
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 11:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/28868

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