Experimental investigation of tribological properties of laser textured tungsten doped diamond like carbon coating under dry sliding conditions at various loads.


Laser micro texturing technique has shown its potential in reducing friction and wear at various mechanical interfaces such as automotive and cutting tools etc.. Automotive parts are coated with Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coatings to enhance their performance. Due to stringent condition at the automotive contacts and demand for performance enhancement, increase in performance of DLC coatings is required. In this study laser micro texturing is being combined with tungsten doped DLC coating. In order to analyze the benefits of laser micro texturing on tungsten doped DLC coating. Tribological testing was conducted on a reciprocating test rig at various loading conditions. The results indicated that laser textured tungsten doped DLC coating showed the lower coefficient of friction compared to un-textured tungsten doped DLC coating at a load of 15 N, 25 N and 35 N. Higher graphitization was observed in the case of un-textured coating at 35 N load.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab408c
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Engineering and Technology > Mechanical, Biomedical & Design
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Friction,Laser surface texturing,Tungsten doped dlc,Wear,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Biomaterials,Surfaces, Coatings and Films,Polymers and Plastics,Metals and Alloys
Publication ISSN: 2053-1591
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Published Date: 2019-09-13
Published Online Date: 2019-09-02
Accepted Date: 2019-09-02
Authors: Arslan, A.
Masjuki, Haji Hassan
Quazi, Moinuddin Mohammed
Kalam, M. A.
Varman, Mahendra
Jamshaid, M
Zulfattah, Z. M.
Rahman, S M Ashrafur
Imran, Muhammad (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-3057-1301)
Anwar, M T
Gohar, Ghulam Abbas
Marwana Manladan, Sunusi
Harith, Mh

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