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Friction and wear properties of Ti6Al4V/WC-Co in cold atmospheric plasma jet
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Wenji Xu، نويسنده , , Xin Liu، نويسنده , , Jinlong Song، نويسنده , , Libo Wu، نويسنده , , Jing Sun، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2012
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The friction and wear properties of Ti6Al4V/WC-Co friction pair were studied using an autonomous atmospheric pressure bare electrode cold plasma jet generating device and block-on-ring friction/wear tester, respectively. The study was conducted under air, air jet, nitrogen jet, air cold plasma jet, and nitrogen cold plasma jet atmospheres. Both nitrogen cold and air cold plasma jets effectively reduced the friction coefficients of the friction pairs and decreased friction temperature. The friction coefficient in the nitrogen cold plasma jet decreased to almost 60% compared with that in the air. The scanning electron microscope, energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscope, and X-ray diffraction analyses illustrated that adhesive wear was relieved and the friction surfaces of Ti6Al4V were smoother, both in the nitrogen cold and air cold plasma jets. The roughness value Ra of the Ti6Al4V friction surfaces can reach 1.107 μm. A large number of nitrogen particles in the ionic and excited states contained by cold plasma jets reacts easily on the friction surface to produce a large amount of nitrides, which can excellently reduce the wear of Ti6Al4V/WC-Co friction pairs in real-time.
Keywords :
friction , Wear , Cold plasma jet , Ti6Al4V , Nitrogen
Journal title :
Applied Surface Science
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