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Structure and tribological properties of electrodeposited Fe-Ni coating treated with nitrogen ions


The structural-phase state, microhardness, and wear resistance of the Fe64Ni36 electrically deposited coating treated with nitrogen ions is investigated. It is established that ion-beam treatment leads to the formation of a solid solution of nitrogen in the matrix γ-phase (γN), as well as the (Fe, Ni)4N nitride-γ′-phase in surface layers of the Fe64Ni36 coating. The microhardness of the surface layer of the Fe64Ni36 coating modified by nitrogen ions increases to H 0.24 = 7600 MPa. It is shown that the ion-beam treatment of the Fe-Ni coating leads to a substantial decrease in its wear intensity.

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Original Russian Text © A.V. Byeli, B. Ghanavati, V.A. Kukareko, Yu.N. Bekish, L.S. Tsybulskaya, 2014, published in Trenie i Iznos, 2014, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 245–249.

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Byeli, A.V., Ghanavati, B., Kukareko, V.A. et al. Structure and tribological properties of electrodeposited Fe-Ni coating treated with nitrogen ions. J. Frict. Wear 35, 177–180 (2014).

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  • Fe-Ni coating
  • ion-beam treatment
  • phase composition
  • microhardness
  • wear intensity