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Experimental study on the wear behavior of HVOF sprayed nickel-based coating

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Abstract

Severe wear is a hot issue in the development of petroleum engineering which has attracted many attentions. To address this problem, a nickel-based alloy (NiCrBSiWFeCoC) coating was proposed and prepared using High-velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) technique. The wear properties of as-sprayed composite coating were studied. The sliding wear experiments of both as-sprayed and uncoated specimens were conducted on a tribometer. The obtained results indicated that the both wear rates increased obviously with the increase in normal load, however, the friction coefficients decreased with the increase in normal load. Based on the comprehensive analyses, it can be concluded that the as-sprayed coating exhibited better wear resistance. Furthermore, the wear behaviors can be investigated by analyzing the worn morphologies. This research can provide insight into the wear prevention in petroleum engineering and decreases the failure of equipments or pipelines.

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Correspondence to Yonghong Liu.

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Chao Zheng received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electromechanics Engineering from China University of Petroleum in 2011 and 2013, respectively. Currently, he is a Ph.D. candidate in College of Electromechanical Engineering in China University of Petroleum, China. His recent research interests are computational fluid mechanics and erosion wear of hydraulic fracturing equipment.

Yonghong Liu received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Manufacture from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 1996. Currently, he is a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor in the College of Electromechanical Engineering, China University of Petroleum, China. He has published over 200 papers in international or national journals and conferences. His research fields include electrical discharge machining, expansion sand screen for sand control and oil field equipment.

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Zheng, C., Liu, Y., Qin, J. et al. Experimental study on the wear behavior of HVOF sprayed nickel-based coating. J Mech Sci Technol 32, 283–290 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12206-017-1229-3

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Keywords

  • Thermally-sprayed coating
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Sliding wear
  • Wear mechanisms