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Author Sampath Kumar, T. ♦ Balasivanandha Prabu, S. ♦ Manivasagam, Geetha
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer US
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword AFM ♦ cathodic arc vapor deposition ♦ corrosion resistance ♦ nanoindentation ♦ scratch test ♦ SEM ♦ thin film coatings ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials ♦ Tribology, Corrosion and Coatings ♦ Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk ♦ Engineering Design
Abstract TiAlN/AlCrN coating was deposited on a tungsten carbide insert, using the plasma-enhanced physical vapor deposition (PEPVD) process. The microstructure of the coating was examined and it was found that the TiAlN/AlCrN coating was uniform, highly dense, and less porous. The different phases formed in the coating were analyzed using the x-ray diffraction. The hardness and scratch resistance were measured using the nanoindentation tester and scratch tester, respectively. TiAlN/AlCrN exhibited higher hardness, higher Young’s modulus, and superior scratch resistance when compared to the conventional coatings, such as TiAlN, AlCrN, and TiN. The surface morphology of the coating was characterized using the atomic force microscope (AFM). The surface roughness was found to be lesser in the TiAlN/AlCrN coating. The TiAlN/AlCrN coating has proved to have better corrosion resistance, compared to the uncoated carbide substrate.
ISSN 10599495
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-05-20
Publisher Place Boston
e-ISSN 15441024
Journal Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
Volume Number 23
Issue Number 8
Page Count 8
Starting Page 2877
Ending Page 2884


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