STP947: Overview of Coating Materials, Surface Treatments, and Screening Techniques for Tribological Applications—Part 2: Screening Techniques

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

    Pages: 10    Published: Jan 1987


    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

    Paper ID: STP20045S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B08.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20045S

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