Journal of Friction and Wear

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 426–433 | Cite as

Effect of the number of layers in Zr-Y-O/Si-Al-N multilayer coatings on their mechanical properties and wear resistance

  • A. R. Shugurov
  • A. V. Panin
  • O. V. EvtushenkoEmail author
  • V. P. Sergeev
  • R. M. Martynyak


The peculiarities of the wear of multilayer coatings comprised of crystalline Zr-Y-O and amorphous Si-Al-N layers during tribological tests under conditions of dry friction are investigated. It is shown that the simultaneous development of the abrasive and adhesive wear mechanisms gives rise to the extreme dependence of the wear resistance of specified coatings on the number of layers. The major factors that allow one to enhance the mechanical properties and wear resistance of the investigated coatings are discussed.


Multilayer coatings wear friction nanoindentation interface boundaries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. R. Shugurov
    • 1
  • A. V. Panin
    • 1
  • O. V. Evtushenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. P. Sergeev
    • 1
  • R. M. Martynyak
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Podstrigach Institute of Applied Problems of Mechanics and MathematicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineLvovUkraine

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