Powders of constant morphology and quality are indispensable for reproducible ceramic manufacturing. In this study, commercially available powders were characterized regarding their microstructural properties and screened for a reproducible membrane manufacturing process, which was done by sequential tape casting. Basing on this, the slurry composition and ratio of ingredients were systematically varied in order to obtain flat, crack-free green tapes suitable for upscaling of the manufacturing process. Debinding and sintering parameters were adjusted to obtain defect-free membranes with diminished bending. The crucial parameters are the heating ramp, sintering temperature, and dwell time. The microstructure of the asymmetric membranes was investigated, leading to a support porosity of approximately 35% and a membrane layer thickness of around 20 µm. Microstructure and oxygen flux are comparable to asymmetric La0.6
(LSCF) membranes manufactured from custom-made powder, showing an oxygen flux of > 1 mL⋅cm−2
⋅min at 900 °C in air/Ar gradient.
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