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Biomorphic reaction bonded silicon carbide ceramics for armor applications

Heidenreich, Bernhard and Gahr, Michaela and Medvedovski, Eugene (2005) Biomorphic reaction bonded silicon carbide ceramics for armor applications. Ceramic Transactions, 178. The American Ceramic Society. ISBN 1-57498-248-6.

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Abstract

Reaction bonded silicon carbide (RBSC) ceramics demonstrate high performance at ballistic protection applications. Biomorphic SiSiC ceramics based on wooden preforms and manufactured via pyrolysis and liquid silicon infiltration (LSI) are considered as a promising armor material due to their remarkable level of physical properties and a cost benefit. Manufacturing process, structure and physical properties of the biomorphic RBSC and their fracture behavior under ballistic impacts have been studied. The armor systems based on the biomorphic RBSC ceramic tiles of various thicknesses can defeat 7.62x51-mm NATO Ball FMJ, 7.62x54R LPS, 7.62x63-mm AP M2 ammunitions.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/20255/
Document Type:Proceedings
Title:Biomorphic reaction bonded silicon carbide ceramics for armor applications
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Heidenreich, BernhardUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Gahr, MichaelaUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Medvedovski, EugeneUIP, Providence, RI, USA, formerly with Ceramic Protection Corporation, Calgary, CanadaUNSPECIFIED
Date:April 2005
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Volume:178
Number of Pages:45
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Medvedovski, EugeneUNSPECIFIED
Publisher:The American Ceramic Society
Series Name:Ceramic Transactions
ISBN:1-57498-248-6
Status:Published
Keywords:RBSC ceramics, biomorphic SiSiC, LSI, armor systems
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Aircraft Research (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Military Technologies (old)
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Structures and Design > Ceramic Composite Structures
Deposited By: Gahr, Michaela
Deposited On:30 Oct 2006
Last Modified:14 Jan 2010 20:25

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