TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Properties of Sintered Honey Comb Produced from Cordierite Powder (raw mix)
S. No. Property Typical Measurement Technique
  1   Physical Appearance  White  
  2   Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
 ( 30 - 800 o C ), ( x10-6 / oC ) 
0.55-0.65  Dilatometer ( Netzsch - 402 C ) 
 Germany.
  3   Strength N/m 2( x 107    Tensometer ( T20 ), Monsanto, USA 
 

a - axis 

1.70
 

b - axis 

0.25
  4   Bulk Density ( g/cm3 ) 1.494  
  5   Apparent Porosity (%) 40.411
  6   Water Absorption (%) 27.048
  7   Softening Temperature (oC) 1430  
  8   Phases Comp. (%)   X - ray Diffractometer ( D8 advanced system, Bruker, Germany )
  Cordierite       (Major) > 95 %
  Mullite            (Minor) < 5 %
  Spinel             (Minor)
  Corundum      (Minor)
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