ISSN: 1003-6326
CN: 43-1239/TG
CODEN: TNMCEW

Vol. 20    No. 3    March 2010

Research and development of gelcasting
WANG Xiao-feng, WANG Ri, -chu, PENG Chao-qun, LI Ting- ting, LUO Yu-lin, WANG Chao, LIU Bing
(School of Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China)
Abstract: The research and development of gelcasting techniques are reviewed. The principles and processes of this forming technology are discussed. Gel systems are summed up and divided into synthetic and natural gel systems according to the source of gel systems. Applications are commented. Finally, the problems and development of gelcasting technology are also pointed out and analyzed.
Key words: gelcasting; forming technique; gel system; application
Superintended by The China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
Sponsored by The Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSOC)
Managed by Central South University (CSU)