Characterization of Coating Morphology and Heat-Resistance in Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation of Magnesium Alloy


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This paper reports the heat-resistance of plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO) coatings formed on AZ91D alloy in phosphate electrolytes (P-film) and silicate electrolytes (Si-film). The results showed that the P-film was mainly composed of MgAl2O4, MgO and the Si-film was composed of Mg2SiO4, MgO. Thermoanalysis results verified that all these phases contained in the two type coatings had excellent thermal stability below 800oC. Meanwhile, the total area of heat erosion formed on the surface of samples tended to be increased with the exposure time prolonged in high temperature (410 oC and air atmosphere).



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L. S. Wang et al., "Characterization of Coating Morphology and Heat-Resistance in Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation of Magnesium Alloy", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 561-565, pp. 2459-2463, 2007

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