We investigated the phase separation behavior of multi-component oxide glasses for coating layer of sanitary wares, and the holding time dependence of the microstructure and the coloring nature of phase separated glasses. Two kinds of multi-component silicate glasses (CaO-SiO2-Al2O 3-MgO-ZnO-K2O-Na2O system) were employed, which had different CaO/SiO2 ratio. Glass A has higher CaO/SiO2 ratio, and glass B has lower CaO/SiO2. Quenched glasses that were pre-melted at 1550 °C for 90 min in advance, were isothermally held at 800∼1100 °C for 0.5∼2 h by the hot-thermocouple. The microstructure of phase-separated glass was observed by using FE-SEM on the polished section. It was found that the glass A and B heat-treated at given temperatures indicated a spinodal and a binodal type phase separation, respectively. Moreover, the glass A was found to have the larger microstructure of phase separation, which caused whitish color. In contrast, the glass B revealed the finer binodal phase separation that resulted in a bluish phase separated glass.
|Journal||IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering|
|Issue number||SYMPOSIUM 8|
|Publication status||Published - 2011 Aug 31|
|Event||3rd International Congress on Ceramics, ICC3 - Osaka, Japan|
Duration: 2010 Nov 14 → 2010 Nov 18
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)