Superabrasive boride and a method of preparing the same by mechanical alloying and hot pressingIowa State University Patents
A ceramic material which is an orthorhombic boride of the general formula: AlMgB14:X, with X being a doping agent. The ceramic is a superabrasive, and in most instances provides a hardness of 40 GPa or greater.
Patent NumberUS 6,432,855 B1
AssigneeIowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Citation InformationBruce A. Cook, Joel L. Harringa and Alan M. Russell. "Superabrasive boride and a method of preparing the same by mechanical alloying and hot pressing" (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alan_russell/22/