b'being loaded into the graphite fixture. Figure 4. Cross section of SiC fiber Methyltrichlorosilane was used as thecomposite showing successful SiC precursor gas with a processinginfiltration with CVI derived SiC.temperature of 1000C.Figure 3 shows the graphite sample holder (which houses the SiC fiber preform) sitting on the graphite support fixture before loading and during processing at temperature within the furnace.Cross sectioning and optical imaging of the SiC fabric compositeFigure 4 shows successful infiltration of the CVI derived SiC matrixaround the SiC fibers.Longer runs will be performed in the future to increase densification.2019|AFC ACCOMPLISHMENTS 21'