Effect of Annealing on the Properties of Surface Nanocrystallized CP-Ti
Vacuum annealing was carried out for the SMAT treated CP-Ti sample at different temperatures. The structure and the properties of the SMAT sample before and after the annealing were analyzed by means of the optical microscope, hardness and polarization curve testing. The results show that, when the annealing temperature of surface nanocrystallized CP-Ti treated CP-Ti (SMAT) was below 350°C, the microstructure and hardness of nanostructured surface was stability, and its corrosion resistance was improved compared to non-annealing one. In particular, the corrosion resistance at 150°C was better than that of the original CP-Ti.
Hyungsun Kim, Jian Feng Yang, Chuleol Hee Han, Somchai Thongtem and Soo Wohn Lee
C. H. Zhang et al., "Effect of Annealing on the Properties of Surface Nanocrystallized CP-Ti", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 695, pp. 162-165, 2011