Oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites


Benefits of Oxide CMCs

Reinforcing Fiber Flexibility

  • NextelTM 312 - Lowest Cost
  • NextelTM 720 - Highest Temperature & Creep Performance
  • NextelTM 610 - Highest Strength

No Fiber Interface Coating

Ceramic Matrix System

  • Water Based Sol-Gel Processing
  • Versatile Matrix Chemistry

Physical Attributes

  • Low Cost
  • Environmental Stability

Typical Applications for Oxide CMCs

Advanced Thermal
Advanced Thermal
Rotocraft Exhaust Systems
Rotocraft Exhaust Systems

Advanced Combustor

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Oxide CMC Fabrication Process Enhanced Capability of Alumina Matrix CMC Typical Mechanical Properties of Oxide CMCs Typical Properties of A-N720 CMC

Oxide CMC Fabrication Process

Enhanced Capability of Alumina Matrix CMC

Typical Mechanical Properties of Oxide CMCs

Typical Properties of A-N720 CMC