Tuning the Mechanical and Antimicrobial Performance of a Cu-Based Metallic Glass Composite through Cooling Rate Control and Annealing
Villapun, Victor Manuel
Dover, Lynn George
- Publisher: MDPI
(issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
QC120-168.85 | F200 | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | Article | antimicrobial behaviour | TA1-2040 | T | metallic glass composite | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | scratch hardness | Microscopy | tribological properties | scratch test | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics
The influence of cooling rate on the wear and antimicrobial performance of a Cu52Z41Al7 (at. %) bulk metallic glass (BMG) composite was studied and the results compared to those of the annealed sample (850 °C for 48 h) and to pure copper. The aim of this basic research ...