Resistively heated filaments are used to manufacture ceramic fibers. When an ac power source is used for heating, the temperature of the filament oscillates. These oscillations influence the deposition rate on the surface of the filament. An analysis of this problem is presented, and it is also shown that these oscillatory effects diminish as the filament gauge increases. The analysis can help to decide whether an ac or a dc power source should be used.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Ceramic Society|
|State||Published - Jul 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ceramics and Composites
- Materials Chemistry