Laser Processing of WC-Co Coatings

Laser Processing of WC-Co Coatings

RADEK Norbert, PIETRASZEK Jacek, BRONČEK Jozef , GONTARSKI Dariusz, SZCZOTOK Agnieszka, PARASKA Olga and MULCZYK Krystian

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Abstract. The main objective of the present work was to determine the influence of laser beam processing (LBP) on the microstructure, microhardness, roughness, and corrosion resistance of coatings produced on C45 carbon steel by the electro-spark deposition (ESD) process. The studies were conducted using WC-Co electrodes produced by the Pulse Plasma Sintering method (PPS) of nanostructural powders. The coatings were deposited by means of the EIL-8A and they were laser treated with the Nd:YAG, BLS 720 model.

WC-Co Coating, Electro-Spark Deposition, Laser Beam Processing, Properties

Published online 7/20/2022, 6 pages
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Citation: RADEK Norbert, PIETRASZEK Jacek, BRONČEK Jozef , GONTARSKI Dariusz, SZCZOTOK Agnieszka, PARASKA Olga and MULCZYK Krystian, Laser Processing of WC-Co Coatings, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 24, pp 34-38, 2022


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