Title Novel composite coatings with 3D coating architectures for tribological applications fabricated using semiconductor patterning processes
Authors Krzanowski J.E. , ENDRINO ARMENTEROS, JOSÉ LUIS, Hirschman K.
External publication Si
Means Mater Res Soc Symp Proc
Scope Conference Paper
Nature Científica
SJR Impact 0.29000
Web https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-0041430696&doi=10.1557%2fproc-750-y3.9&partnerID=40&md5=2b26b4d1f11e9a1b36e800bdf83e05a9
Publication date 01/01/2002
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-0041430696
DOI 10.1557/proc-750-y3.9
Abstract Composite coatings consisting of hard compounds and soft solid lubricant phases have been actively investigated as tribological coatings for reducing friction while improving wear resistance. In most cases structural modifications in these coatings have been achieved by either natural phase separation or sequential layer deposition. In this study, we explore the concept of creating a three-dimensional structure in a tribological composite coating by using well-established semiconductor patterning methods. Using photolithography, we have patterned the substrate surface with a regular array of micron-size islands. The substrate was then coated with various metal and carbide coatings, including Cr and TiC, using sputter deposition. The substrates were sonicated in a solvent to remove the photoresist islands leaving an array of holes. MoS2 was then deposited onto the substrates. A pin-on-disk friction and wear test was conducted on a TiC/MoS 2 sample to examine the effects of these islands on wear morphology. The results showed that the MoS2-filled holes can act as lubricant reservoirs, and the areas of the sample coated with TiC/MoS2 provided better wear protection than areas coated with only MoS2.
Keywords Carbides; Composite materials; Deposition; Friction; Lubricants; Molybdenum compounds; Morphology; Photolithography; Photoresists; Tribology; Wear resistance; Semiconductor patterning processes; Coati
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