Surface Improvement by WC-Cu Electro-Spark Coatings with Laser Modification

Surface Improvement by WC-Cu Electro-Spark Coatings with Laser Modification


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Abstract. The article presents the possibilities of using laser surface modification on the way ESD to better tribological properties. The question presented in the paper can be used to expand the knowledge in the field of application of electrospark deposition. Surface treatment by applying a coating by electro spark deposition has many advantages (eg. local interface or applying thin layers), and therefore this technology is used in the industry. A concentrated stream of laser beam can effectively modify the state of WC-Cu electrospark coatings and improve their performance. The aim of the study is to evaluate the influence of laser treatment on the properties of electrospark coatings. The evaluation of the properties of coatings after laser treatment was carried out by surface geometry analysis.

Electro-Spark Deposition, Coatings, WC-Cu Coatings, Laser Treatment, Surface

Published online 7/16/2018, 6 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: PLISZKA Izabela, RADEK Norbert, GĄDEK-MOSZCZAK Aneta, FABIAN Peter, PARASKA Olga, ‘Surface Improvement by WC-Cu Electro-Spark Coatings with Laser Modification’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 5, pp 237-242, 2018


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