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Steps towards ceramic process scale-up: analysis of a laboratory process

By L. Mortara, A. Navarro, Roger W. Whatmore and Jeffrey R. Alcock


In this paper the first steps towards a scaling up of a ceramic process are described, using as case study a lab-scale process, in which PZT ceramics are produced via an aqueous tape casting route. The process, the result of a feasibility study, was firstly analysed by drawing flowcharts; potential problems and flow bottlenecks were then identified and their solutions were pursued using a "soft" problem solving approach

Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0955-2219(03)00383-2
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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