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Lubricants 2014, 2(2), 66-89; doi:10.3390/lubricants2020066

Abrasive Resistant Coatings—A Review

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
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Received: 27 February 2014 / Revised: 31 March 2014 / Accepted: 18 April 2014 / Published: 21 May 2014


Abrasive resistant coatings have been widely used to reduce or eliminate wear, extending the lifetime of products. Abrasive resistant coatings can also be used in certain environments unsuitable for lubrications. Moreover, abrasive resistant coatings have been employed to strengthen mechanical properties, such as hardness and toughness. Given recently rapid development in abrasive resistant coatings, this paper provides a review of major types of abrasive coatings, their wearing mechanisms, preparation methods, and properties.
Keywords: coating; abrasive resistant; wear; tribology; roughness; mechanical properties coating; abrasive resistant; wear; tribology; roughness; mechanical properties
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Wu, L.; Guo, X.; Zhang, J. Abrasive Resistant Coatings—A Review. Lubricants 2014, 2, 66-89.

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