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  • Characterisation of laser modified WC-CoCr coatings 

    Chikarakaraa, Evans; Punset Fusté, Miquel; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Brabazon, Dermot; Naher, S. (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2011)
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    In this work the affects of laser characteristics on surface morphology, microstructure, microhardness and wear rates of high velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) WC–CoCr coatings were investigated. Continuous and pulsed laser ...
  • Effect of oxygen/fuel ratio on the in-flight particle parameters and properties of HVOF WC–CoCr coatings 

    Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fusté, Miquel; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Forn Alonso, Antonio (2010)
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    High Velocity Oxy-Fuel (HVOF) spray techniques can produce high performance alloy and cermet coatings for applications that require wear resistant surfaces. In HVOF spraying heat is produced by burning mixtures of oxygen ...
  • Surface finish effect on the anodizing behaviour of Al-Si components obtained by sub-liquidus casting process 

    Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Campillo Betbese, Manel; Forn Alonso, Antonio (Springer, 2010)
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    The aim of this study was to investigate the hard decorative anodizing components of A357 aluminium alloy, obtained in semisolid state by Sub Liquidus Casting® process, to improve its tribological properties and corrosion ...
  • Surface modification of HVOF thermal sprayed WC-CoCr coatings by laser treatment 

    Chikarakara, E.; Aqida, S.; Brabazon, D.; Naher, S.; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fusté, Miquel; Forn Alonso, Antonio (Springer, 2010)
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    In this work the affects of laser characteristics on microstructure and microhardness of high velocity oxygen fuel sprayed (HVOF) WC–CoCr coatings were investigated. The coating was deposited with a Sulzer Metco WokaJet™-400 ...
  • The effect of heat treatment on hardness and drye wear properties of a semisolid processed aluminium alloy 

    Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Campillo Betbese, Manel; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Forn Alonso, Antonio (2009-04)
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    Semisolid AlSiMg casting alloys are attractive alternatives for automotive and aeronautical applications. In this work the effects of heat treatments on hardness and tribological properties of A356 aluminium alloy obtained ...

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