Effect of Laser Surface Treatment on the Corrosion Behavior of FeCrAl-Coated TZM Alloy
AbstractThe current study involves the coating of Titanium-Zirconium-Molybdenum (TZM) alloy with FeCrAl through plasma thermal spraying which proved effective in improving the oxidation resistance of the substrate. A post-laser surface melting treatment further enhanced the surface protection of the TZM alloy. Oxidation tests conducted at 1100 °C in air indicated that some Mo oxides were formed at the surface but a relatively small amount of weight reduction was observed for FeCrAl-coated TZM alloys up to 60 min of treatment. The post-laser surface treatment following the plasma thermal spray process apparently delayed the severe oxidation process and surface spalling of the alloy. It was suggested that the slow reduction in weight in the post-laser-treated specimen was related to fewer defects in the coating layer. It was also found that a surface reaction layer formed through the diffusion of Fe into the Mo alloy substrate at high temperature. The layer mainly consisted of Fe-saturated Mo and FeMo intermetallic compounds. In order to observe the corrosion behavior of the laser-treated alloy in 3.5% NaCl solution, electrochemical characteristics were also investigated. A proposed equivalent circuit model for the specimen indicated localized corrosion of coated alloy with some permeable defects in the coating layer. View Full-Text
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Kim, J.-M.; Ha, T.-H.; Park, J.-S.; Kim, H.-G. Effect of Laser Surface Treatment on the Corrosion Behavior of FeCrAl-Coated TZM Alloy. Metals 2016, 6, 29.
Kim J-M, Ha T-H, Park J-S, Kim H-G. Effect of Laser Surface Treatment on the Corrosion Behavior of FeCrAl-Coated TZM Alloy. Metals. 2016; 6(2):29.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Jeong-Min; Ha, Tae-Hyung; Park, Joon-Sik; Kim, Hyun-Gil. 2016. "Effect of Laser Surface Treatment on the Corrosion Behavior of FeCrAl-Coated TZM Alloy." Metals 6, no. 2: 29.