Evaluation of Tribological Performance of Hydrogenated Dlc by Surface Texturing in the Presence of Palm Based Tmp Ester at Different Temperatures

Mahendra Varman, Arslan Ahmed, Haji Hassan Masjuki, Md. Abul kalam, N. W.M. Zulkifli
Surface textured and DLC coated (hydrogenated amorphous carbon) samples were assessed for their coating performance at 40 oC, 80 oC and 125 oC. As a result, textured a-C:H DLC demonstrated higher but stable coefficient of friction (COF) at high temperatures as compared to un-textured DLC samples. However, textured DLC samples showed higher wear resistance compared to un-textured DLC coating. The enhancement can be elucidated by the lower graphitization of textured DLC samples.

Keywords

TMP Ester; wear resistance; friction; Surface textured; a- C:H DLC coating

References

Qiu, Y. and M.M. Khonsari, Experimental investigation of tribological performance of laser textured stainless steel rings. Tribology International, 2011. 44(5): p. 635-644.

Quazi, M.M., et al., A Review to the Laser Cladding of Self-Lubricating Composite Coatings. Lasers in

Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 2016: p. 1-33.

Quazi, M.M., et al., Laser-based Surface Modifications of Aluminum and its Alloys. Critical Reviews in

Solid State and Materials Sciences, 2016. 41(2): p. 106-131.

Ahmed, A., et al., An overview of geometrical parameters of surface texturing for piston/cylinder assembly and mechanical seals. Meccanica, 2015: p. 1-15.

Pettersson, U. and S. Jacobson, Friction and Wear Properties of Micro Textured DLC Coated Surfaces in

Boundary Lubricated Sliding. Tribology Letters, 2004. 17(3): p. 553-559.

Ding, Q., et al., Improved Tribological Behavior of DLC Films Under Water Lubrication by Surface Texturing. Tribology Letters, 2010. 41(2): p. 439-449.

Neville, A., et al., Compatibility between tribological surfaces and lubricant additives—How friction and

wear reduction can be controlled by surface/lube synergies. Tribology International, 2007. 40(10-12): p.

-1695.

Song, H., et al., Improving the tribological performance of a-C:H film in a high vacuum by surface texture. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2014. 47(23): p. 235301.

Fang, T.-H. and W.-J. Chang, Nanomechanical characterization of amorphous hydrogenated carbon thin films. Applied Surface Science, 2006. 252(18): p. 6243-6248.

Tsui, T.Y., J. Vlassak, and W.D. Nix, Indentation plastic displacement field: Part I. The case of soft films on hard substrates. Journal Name: Journal of Materials Research; Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: PBD: Jun 1999, 1999: p. Medium: X; Size: pp. 2196-2203.

Ronkainen, H., et al., Load-carrying capacity evaluation of coating/substrate systems for hydrogen-free and hydrogenated diamond-like carbon films. Tribology Letters, 1999. 6(2): p. 63-73.

Arslan, A., et al., Effects of texture diameter and depth on the tribological performance of DLC coating

under lubricated sliding condition. Applied Surface Science, 2015. 356: p. 1135-1149.

Arslan, A., et al. Effect of surface texture on the tribological performance of DLC coating. in Proceedings of Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2015. 2015. Malaysian Tribology Society.

Ferrari, A.C. and J. Robertson, Interpretation of Raman spectra of disordered and amorphous carbon. Physical Review B, 2000. 61(20): p. 14095-14107.

Bremond, F., P. Fournier, and F. Platon, Test temperature effect on the tribological behavior of DLC-coated 100C6-steel couples in dry friction. Wear, 2003. 254(7–8): p. 774-783.

Vanhulsel, A., et al., Study of the wear behaviour of diamond-like coatings at elevated temperatures. Surface and Coatings Technology, 1998. 98(1): p. 1047-1052.

Zulkifli, N.W.M., et al., The Effect of Temperature on Tribological Properties of Chemically Modified BioBased Lubricant. Tribology Transactions, 2014. 57(3): p. 408-415.

Arslan, A., et al., Effect of change in temperature on the tribological performance of micro surface textured DLC coating. Journal of Materials Research, 2016. 31(13): p. 1837-1847.

Copyright (c) 2018 Mahendra Varman, Arslan Ahmed, Haji Hassan Masjuki, Md. Abul kalam, N. W.M. Zulkifli Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.