Ablation resistant zirconium and hafnium ceramics

Compositions: ceramic – Ceramic compositions – Carbide or oxycarbide containing


Rate now

  [ 0.00 ] – not rated yet Voters 0   Comments 0


501 92, 501 463, C04B 35577, C04B 3558




High temperature ablation resistant ceramic composites have been made. These ceramics are composites of zirconium diboride and zirconium carbide with silicon carbide, hafnium diboride and hafnium carbide with silicon carbide and ceramic composites which contain mixed diborides and/or carbides of zirconium and hafnium, along with silicon carbide.

patent: 3165864 (1965-01-01), Shulze
patent: 3775137 (1973-11-01), Clougherty et al.
patent: 3937619 (1976-02-01), Clougherty
patent: 4636481 (1987-01-01), Kida et al.
patent: 4735923 (1988-04-01), Sugawara et al.
patent: 4915736 (1990-04-01), Clarr et al.
patent: 4990470 (1991-02-01), Yamamura et al.
patent: 5004714 (1991-04-01), Clarr et al.
patent: 5024977 (1991-06-01), Friederich et al.
patent: 5034355 (1991-07-01), Tani et al.
patent: 5066622 (1991-11-01), Clarr et al.
patent: 5149678 (1992-09-01), Clarr et al.
patent: 5275982 (1994-01-01), Clarr et al.
J. Bull "The Influence of SiC on the Ablation Response of Advanced Refractory Composite Materials" 19th Conf. Comp. Mtls. & Structures Jan. '95.
L. Kaufman, "Boride Composites--A New Generation of Nose Cap and Leading Edge Materials for Reuseable Lifting Re-entry Systems".
AIAA Paper No. 70-278, AIAA Advanced Space Transportation Meeting, Feb., 1970.


Say what you really think

Search LandOfFree.com for the USA inventors and patents. Rate them and share your experience with other people.


Ablation resistant zirconium and hafnium ceramics does not yet have a rating. At this time, there are no reviews or comments for this patent.

If you have personal experience with Ablation resistant zirconium and hafnium ceramics, we encourage you to share that experience with our LandOfFree.com community. Your opinion is very important and Ablation resistant zirconium and hafnium ceramics will most certainly appreciate the feedback.

Rate now


Profile ID: LFUS-PAI-O-978837

All data on this website is collected from public sources. Our data reflects the most accurate information available at the time of publication.