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Technical Notes
  • Krzysztof Jankowski, Agnes Ostafin
    Type: Technical Note
    Subject area: Thin Films
    2019 Volume 17 Pages 1-4
    Published: January 19, 2019
    Released: January 19, 2019
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    SiO coatings on aluminum substrates were prepared using hard-facing performed at ambient conditions. Well-integrated SiO/aluminum interfaces are created via electrodiffusion that takes place during processing. Analysis of surfaces with scanning electron microscopy/EDS and nanoindentation confirm atomic stoichiometries and hardness values consistent with SiO. Hard-facing performed at ambient conditions is a way to coat aluminum with SiO that otherwise would decompose at elevated temperatures typically created using conventional hard-facing.

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