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    Overview of Coating Materials, Surface Treatments, and Screening Techniques for Tribological Applications—Part 2: Screening Techniques

    Published: Jan 1987

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    This paper describes a methodology used during the screening of coatings and surface treatments for tribological applications. The sequence of tests required is physical and metallurgical examinations, accelerated friction and wear tests, and functional tests.


    coatings, wear, screenings, corrosion

    Author Information:

    Bhushan, B
    Senior engineer and manager of head-disk interface, IBM Corporation, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA

    Committee/Subcommittee: B08.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20045S

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