Improving the Tribological Properties of Spark-Anodized Titanium by Magnetron Sputtered Diamond-Like Carbon

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Zhaoxiang Chen ; Xipeng Ren ; Limei Ren ; Tengchao Wang ; Xiaowen Qi ; Yulin Yang (2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Coatings (issn: 2079-6412)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/coatings8020083
  • Subject: titanium | spark-anodization | tribological property | magnetron sputtering | diamond-like carbon | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | TA1-2040

Spark-anodization of titanium can produce adherent and wear-resistant TiO2 film on the surface, but the spark-anodized titanium has lots of surface micro-pores, resulting in an unstable and high friction coefficient against many counterparts. In this study, the diamond-... View more
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