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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Genesis Of A Solid Foam: Iron(iii) Metaphosphate Transformation In Sol-gel Crystallization Processes
Author: De Abreu Filho P.P.
Galembeck F.
Gandra F.C.G.
Baesso M.L.
Da Silva E.C.
Vargas H.
Abstract: Poorly crystalline iron(III) metaphosphate (IMP) is obtained by admixture of iron nitrate and sodium metaphosphate aqueous solutions. Under heating, this solid undergoes various transformations, which were followed by X-ray diffraction, IR spectrophotometry, ESR spectroscopy, surface area, and density and weight loss determinations. At least three different crystalline phases are formed, at different stages; crystalline and noncrystalline phases coexist, in many situations. IMP yields a solid, rigid foam under heating to t > 620°C and a glass at t ≃ 1200°C. Foam formation is explained, by use of the experimental data, as a result of concurrent water release, gaseous cell formation, and crystallization of the solid mass, without simultaneous fragmentation. © 1990 American Chemical Society.
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Date Issue: 1990
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