Temperature-induced coalescence and @[email protected] of porous solid particles below the @[email protected] points of their major components.
- The term was originally coined for the process by which fly ash produced in combustion of fuels such as coal is baked at a very high temperature. The sintered material is used in the manufacture of cinder blocks and other @[email protected] products.
- Modified from previous definition. The definition proposed here is recommended as being more explicit.