Papers by Keyword: Micro-Abrasion

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Authors: Gheorghe Matache, Alexandru Paraschiv, Cristian Puscasu
Abstract: The wear behaviour of thick molybdenum coatings deposited by electric arc thermal spray on steel support was investigated by micro-abrasion, a relatively recent introduced method for small scale wear testing. The wear mechanisms and wear rates without coatings penetration were investigated with respect of time corresponding to primary and secondary wear stages. The micro-abrasion of Mo coatings using SiC abrasive slurry have been discussed and wear scar characteristics were evaluated based on the experimentally results. The worn surfaces of the tested specimen were examined by SEM and the specific wear rate was calculated from experimental data. For the testing durations used it was identified the change from grooving to rolling wear corresponding to the transition of wear mode from two-body to three body-abrasion.
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Authors: Alexandru Paraschiv, Gheorghe Matache, Cristian Puscasu, Raluca Condruz
Abstract: The effects of micro-abrasion wear on the surface roughness of molybdenum coatings deposited by electric arc thermal spray on steel support were investigated. The 2D surface roughness was measured and correlated with the experimental results of the micro-abrasion tests. Different worn surfaces which correspond to running-in and steady stage of wear were investigated in terms of the microstructure, 3D image and 2D surface roughness. The micro-abrasion tests were made in the presence of a SiC abrasive slurry for test durations between 200 – 1600 s and the worn surfaces were evaluated by scanning electron microscopy and stereomicroscopy.
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