Effect of Tribo-layer on the Sliding Wear Behavior of Detonation Sprayed Alumina–Titania Coatings

  • P. Uday Chandra RaoEmail author
  • P. Suresh Babu
  • D. Srinivasa Rao
  • S. V. Gopala Krishna
  • K. Venkateswara Rao
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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 169)


Alumina–Titania composite coatings are excellent candidates for providing protection against abrasive and sliding wear. These coatings have their applications in textile manufacturing components, tooling, components for the chemical industry and electrical insulation due to high wear resistance, toughness, good grindability and corrosion resistance. Al2O3–TiO2 composite powders having TiO2 from 3 to 40 wt% are deposited on mild steel substrates by advanced detonation spray coating (ADSC) technique, advanced characterization techniques like SEM, FESEM, EDS, XRD, were carried to access the coating characteristics. Tribological behavior of coatings was evaluated under dry sliding wear condition as per ASTM standards, and the results were summarized and correlated with the coating composition.


Alumina–Titania coatings Detonation spray coating process Tribological studies SEM and microstructure 



P. Uday Chandra Rao would like to thank Director, ARCI and Center for Engineered Coatings, ARCI for permitting to carry out the work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Uday Chandra Rao
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Suresh Babu
    • 2
  • D. Srinivasa Rao
    • 2
  • S. V. Gopala Krishna
    • 1
  • K. Venkateswara Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringSir C.R. Reddy College of EngineeringEluruIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Engineered CoatingsInternational Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)Balapur (PO) HyderabadIndia

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