Anti-Fretting Wear Coating for Substrates

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Patent relating to an anti-fretting wear coating for substrates.

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Scharf, Thomas W.; Mohseni, Hamidreza & Tiley, Jaimie S. May 23, 2013.


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Patent relating to an anti-fretting wear coating for substrates.

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12 p. : ill.


Abstract: A method and chemical composition and material structure for improving fretting wear in substrates, particularly carbon-carbon composite (CCC). The invention relates to trilayer coatings, comprising a base of hard ZrO2, a middle layer of Al2O3, and atop layer of lubricious ZnO. The coatings of the present invention exhibit conformality and pore-filling down to approximately 100 microns into a carbon-carbon composite to which they are applied. The methods for preparing the coatings include a chemical vapor infiltration route, such as an atomic layer deposition (ALD) process, to uniformly and conformally coat the porous and open structure of CCC with a solid lubricant trilayer of ZnO/Al2O3/ZrO2 that results in significant improvement (65%) in fretting wear.

Related U.S. Application Data: Provisional application number 61/488583, filed on May 20, 2011.



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  • Government Documents No.: 13/475616
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  • May 18, 2012

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  • May 23, 2013

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  • May 23, 2013

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Scharf, Thomas W.; Mohseni, Hamidreza & Tiley, Jaimie S. Anti-Fretting Wear Coating for Substrates, patent, May 23, 2013; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library,; crediting UNT College of Engineering.