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The use of polymeric precursors to produce ceramics
is generating considerable interest . Owing to
distinct advantages in processability, polymeric precursors
have found applications in many areas such as ceramic
fibers, foams and coatings. Ceramic coatings,
in particular, are of immediate value in industry as
a means of providing wear and corrosion resistance for
articles used in adverse environments. The coating of
engineering parts with ceramics using polymeric precursors
is a relatively easy, quick and low-cost process
compared with other processing methods such as chemical
vapor deposition and plasma-coating.
The authors wish to thank DSO National Laboratories
in Singapore for partial support of thiswork via a M.Sc.
scholarship for Miss P. P. Loh. We also thank the Government
of Pakistan for supporting the Ph.D. studies
on polymeric precursors carried out by Mr. Nangrejo.