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Subject: Re: Machinable Ceramics
Date: Feb 23, 1:37 pm
Poster: Scott Stephens

On Feb 23, 1:37 pm, Scott Stephens wrote:

>Can anyone comment on their suitability for use in a fusor environment?

You might do a Deja search (rec.crafts.metalworking?) as I remember reading about someone's experience machining it. IIRC it was tough, brittle & flaky. Alumino-silicate. Good thermal stability. I would like to know the electric properties; E, and resistance, especialy when it gets hot, and hopefully neutronic properties too ;-)