Functional properties of the novel hybrid coatings combined of the oxide and DLC layer as a protective coating for AZ91E magnesium alloy

Rafał Molak , K. Topolski , M. Spychalski , I. Dulińska-Molak , B. Morończyk , Z. Pakieła , L. Nieużyła , M. Mazurkiewicz , M. Wojucki , A. Gebeshuber , N. Piotrowska


Magnesium alloys are essential materials for aircraft applications however their corrosion protection is still achallenge and restriction from the spread of the applications. Owing to there is still need to search a new way toprotect magnesium alloys from corrosion in replacement of currently used chromate coatings which manu-facturing process is dangerous and harmful for living organism and will be soon forbidden by law restrictions. Inthis work, the novel surface modification of magnesium alloy AZ91E was realized. A novel hybrid coating madeby combining of the oxide and Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) layer were elaborated and explored tofind out isthere any improvements in functional properties when compared to chromate coatings. The corrosion testing in3.5% NaCl solution and salt fog condition revealed the clear improvements in corrosion protection of AZ91Ealloy. Additionally, It was found that oxide coating has lower microhardness and young modulus when com-pared to DLC and thus it decreases internals stress within the hybrid coating. The wear test revealed that DLCcoating significantly improves abrasion resistance when compared to raw, unmodified AZ91 or AZ91E coveredwith chromate coating.
Author Rafał Molak (FME / DMPE)
Rafał Molak,,
- Department of Material and Production Engineering
, K. Topolski
K. Topolski,,
, M. Spychalski
M. Spychalski,,
, I. Dulińska-Molak
I. Dulińska-Molak,,
, B. Morończyk
B. Morończyk,,
, Z. Pakieła
Z. Pakieła,,
, L. Nieużyła
L. Nieużyła,,
, M. Mazurkiewicz
M. Mazurkiewicz,,
, M. Wojucki
M. Wojucki,,
, A. Gebeshuber
A. Gebeshuber,,
et al.`
Journal seriesSurface and Coatings Technology, [Surface and Coatings Technology], ISSN 0257-8972, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishcoating, plasma electrolytic oxidation, diamond-like carbon, corrosion wear, magnesium alloy
ASJC Classification1600 General Chemistry; 2505 Materials Chemistry; 2508 Surfaces, Coatings and Films; 3104 Condensed Matter Physics; 3110 Surfaces and Interfaces
Internal identifierROC 19-20
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)100
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 12-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 1.359; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 3.192 (2) - 2018=3.11 (5)
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