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Minyoung Lee, Robert C DeVries, Lawrence E Szala, Roy E Tuft: Silicon carbide and silicon bonded polycrystalline diamond body and method of making it. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, Joseph T Cohen, Charles T Watts, May 1, 1979: US04151686 (128 worldwide citation)

A mass of diamond crystals contacting a mass of elemental silicon are confined within a pressure-transmitting medium. The resulting charge assembly is subjected to a pressure of at least 25 kilobars causing application of isostatic pressure to the contacting masses which dimensionally stabilizes the ...


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Svante Prochazka: Sintered dense silicon carbide. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, Joseph T Cohen, Jerome C Squillaro, January 25, 1977: US04004934 (106 worldwide citation)

A method of making a dense silicon carbide ceramic is disclosed involving the steps of homogeneously dispersing silicon carbide with a sufficient amount of a boron containing additive and a carbonaceous additive, forming the powder mixture into a shaped green body and then sintering the body in a co ...


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Marcus P Borom: Bone implant embodying a composite high and low density fired ceramic construction. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, Leo I MaLossi, December 9, 1980: US04237559 (85 worldwide citation)

A composite high and low density fired ceramic article is employed as a bone implant. High density ceramic material forms the core or structural member of the composite. An integral inner portion of ceramic material having interconnected porosity encourages the growth of new bone marrow. An integral ...


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Marcus P Borom, William B Hillig, Raj N Singh, William A Morrison, Leonard V Interrante: Fiber-containing composite. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, James Magee Jr, May 14, 1991: US05015540 (67 worldwide citation)

Fibrous material is coated with boron nitride and a silicon-wettable material, the coated fibrous material is admixed with an infiltration-promoting material which is at least partly elemental carbon and the mixture is formed into a preform which is infiltrated with molten silicon producing a compos ...


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Svante Prochazka: Dense polycrystalline silicon carbide. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, Joseph T Cohen, Jerome C Squillaro, June 1, 1976: US03960577 (65 worldwide citation)

A dense silicon carbide material having improved electrically conducting properties is disclosed which is prepared by forming a homogeneous dispersion of silicon carbide, a sufficient amount of a boron containing additive, and 3.5-10.0% by weight of silicon nitride and hot pressing the dispersion at ...


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Minyoung Lee, Lawrence E Szala, Robert C DeVries: Polycrystalline diamond body/silicon carbide substrate composite. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, Leo I MaLossi, December 23, 1980: US04241135 (62 worldwide citation)

A mass of diamond crystals in contact with a mass of eutectiferous silicon-rich alloy and a silicon carbide ceramic substrate are disposed in a container and placed within a pressure transmitting powder medium. Pressure is applied to the powder medium resulting in substantially isostatic pressure be ...


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Ranga Komanduri: Polycrystalline diamond and CBN cutting tools. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, September 1, 1987: US04690691 (61 worldwide citation)

A cutting tool comprised of a polycrystalline layer of diamond or cubic boron nitride which has a cutting edge and at least one straight edge wherein one face of the polycrystalline layer is adhered to a substrate of cemented carbide and wherein a straight edge is adhered to one side of a wall of ce ...


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Curtis A Johnson, Gary M Renlund, Charles E Van Buren, Svante Prochazka: Fabrication of small dense silicon carbide spheres. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, James Magee Jr, November 5, 1985: US04551436 (60 worldwide citation)

Spherical particles of polycrystalline silicon carbide having a density greater than 80% of the theoretical density for silicon carbide and having an average diameter ranging from about 10 microns to about 5000 microns are produced by forming spherical agglomerates of a sinterable silicon carbide po ...


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Raj N Singh, William A Morrison: Method of obtaining a fiber-containing composite. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, James Magee Jr, July 31, 1990: US04944904 (58 worldwide citation)

Fibrous material is coated with boron nitride and a silicon-wettable material, the coated fibrous material is admixed with an infiltration-promoting material which is at least partly elemental carbon and the mixture is formed into a preform which is infiltrated with a molten solution of boron and si ...


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Philippe D St Pierre, Charles R Morelock, John D Birle: Polycrystalline diamond and/or cubic boron nitride body and process for making said body. General Electric Company, Jane M Binkowski, James C Davis Jr, Leo I MaLossi, September 2, 1980: US04220455 (56 worldwide citation)

A shaped confined mass of diamond and/or cubic boron nitride crystals coated with elemental non-diamond carbon, under a partial vacuum, is infiltrated by fluid silicon producing a like-shaped product wherein the crystals are bonded together by a medium comprised of silicon carbide and elemental sili ...