Patent Number: 6,309,702

Title: Process for the production of improved boron coatings

Abstract: Improved articles of manufacture are disclosed, together with methods for preparing such articles, whereby the surface of a graphite or comparable substrate is first densified with carbon to reduce surface porosity while still retaining sufficient surface texture to enhance the adherence of a subsequently applied boron coating.

Inventors: Suplinskas; Raymond J. (Haverhill, MA)

Assignee: Textron Systems Corporation

International Classification: C04B 41/50 (20060101); C04B 41/89 (20060101); C04B 41/52 (20060101); C04B 41/85 (20060101); C04B 41/45 (20060101); C23C 16/02 (20060101); C23C 16/26 (20060101); C23C 16/22 (20060101); C23C 16/28 (20060101); C23C 016/22 (); C23C 016/26 (); C23C 016/46 (); B05D 003/06 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018