• Patent

Novel process for the production of ceramic flakes

Citation

Menon, V. (1990). IPC No. U.S.Novel process for the production of ceramic flakes (Patent No. 4920083.)

Abstract

A method for the production of ceramic oxide lakes, comprising the steps of: (i) preparing a colloidal foam by blowing a gas into an aqueous solution comprising a precursor salt of said ceramic oxide flake and a surfactant; (ii) precipitating flakes of said precursor salt in said colloidal foam; and (iii) dry and calcining said precipitated flakes to produce said ceramic oxide flakes.