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Amorphous composite coating’s ability to resist corrosion

Tanushka Singh Chauhan


To increase the mechanical qualities of the coatings, amorphous composite coating was applied to the carbon steel substrate using arc spraying and remelted using a plasma remelting technology. Micro structural microscope, scanning electron microscope, energy dispersive spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, and microhardness tester were used to examine the composition, microstructure, and characteristics of the composite coating. After the plasma remelting, the microstructure of the composite coatings for amorphous materials was more uniform and refined. amorphous composite coatings can be up to 1220 HV hard, and they are metallurgically attached to the substrate. The surface qualities of matrix materials can be greatly enhanced by cutting-edge amorphous coatings made of Co-based metallic materials with ultra-high strength and exceptionally microhardness. The inherent fragility of Co-based metallic glasses, however, might cause microcracks to begin because of the inescapable creation of heat and pressure during the laser cladding process, severely limiting the potential applicability. To prevent the development of micro-amorphous coatings, hardened Fe particles were added when creating composite coatings. A wide variety of neutron energies were used to investigate how well the high B content cladding coatings performed at neutron shielding. Successful fabrication is possible of totally amorphous coatings and composite ones. The beginning and spread of microcracks can be successfully prevented by raising the processing temperature and adding Fe particles. An excellent neutron shielding capability can be found in the totally Co-based, Brich amorphous coating. Due to the diluting effect of B in the composite clad coatings, the addition of Fe particles gradually reduces the neutron shielding efficacy, yet the microcrack is totally contained.

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