sol-gel monolith process

sol-gel monolith process

[¦säl ¦jel ′män·ə‚lith ‚prä‚ses]
(materials)
A method for fabricating advanced ceramics in which a suspension of colloidal ceramic particles (sol) is converted to a gel by chemical treatment, and then dried and sintered to form a ceramic product. Many ceramic fibers are manufactured by the sol-gel monolith process.
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