Volume 34, Issue 5 (September 2006)

    Evaluation of Adhesive Strength of Thin Plasma Sprayed Oxide Coatings by a Crosshatch Testing Method

    (Received 14 March 2005; accepted 15 February 2006)

    Published Online: 2006

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    A test method for the evaluation of the adhesive strength of coatings of thickness less than 250 µms has been attempted on coupons of pure alumina and alumina-13 wt% titania samples plasma sprayed on low alloy steel substrates. Crosshatches were made with a diamond tipped wheel with 0.02-mm width and 20-mm bore diameter, which was mounted on a common tooling and grinding machine. Cuts with 5×5 mm were made on the as-sprayed surface; subsequently, a pressure-sensitive tape was applied on the hatched surface and pulled off. The area of the coatings thus removed was interpreted in accordance with ASTM D 3359B testing standard; the testing method seems to be appropriate for qualitative evaluations.


    Author Information:

    Venkataraman, R
    Research Fellow, MST Division, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur,

    Sampath Kumar, TS
    Professor, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai,

    Ramalingam, K
    Professor, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai,


    Stock #: JTE14100

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE14100

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    Title Evaluation of Adhesive Strength of Thin Plasma Sprayed Oxide Coatings by a Crosshatch Testing Method
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