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Sintering is a method for making strong ceramic objects from ceramic powder.

  • Mixing water, binder, antiflocculant, and ceramic powder to form a slurry.
  • Spray drying the slurry
  • Putting the spray dryed powder into a mold and pressing it to form a green body (An unsintered ceramic material)
  • Heating the Green Body at low temperature to burn the binder off.
  • Sintering at a high temperature to fuse the ceramic particles together

Sintering is related to Diffusion.

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