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Nanocrystalline coating design for extreme applications based on the concept of complex adaptive behavior
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FIG. 1.

Tool life data for different categories of hard PVD coating under varying (severing) operating conditions during dry high performance machining (ball-nose end milling) of hardened tool steel: (a) RSW vs cutting speed and (b) tool life of TiAlCrSiYN coating under extreme cutting conditions (cutting speed of 600 m/min) in comparison with TiAlCrN coating under conventional cutting conditions (cutting speed of 300 m/min).

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FIG. 2.

High resolution TEM image (cross-sectional view) of ball-nose end mill with TiAlCrSiYN coating: (a) as-deposited condition and (b) after service (worn area).

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FIG. 3.

Micromechanical properties of TiAlCrN and TiAlCrSiYN coatings measured at room and elevated temperatures: (a) microhardness, (b) elastic modulus, (c) strain to failure ratio, and (d) microhardness dissipation parameter (plasticity index).

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FIG. 4.

TEM image (cross-sectional view) of the worn ball-nose area with TiAlCrSiYN coating with electron diffraction patterns and EDX spectra: region 1—buildup of workpiece material (steel H13), region 2—tool/buildup interface with the tribo-oxide formed during friction, and region 3—coating.

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FIG. 5.

Photoelectron spectra of worn surface of TiAlCrSiYN coating: (a) , (b) , (c) , and (d) .

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FIG. 6.

Fourier transformants of EELFS spectra from various microareas on the surface of worn crater: (a) nearest atomic surrounding that has the characteristics of a sapphire atomic structure and (b) nearest atomic surrounding has characteristics of a mullite atomic structure; the standard data of interatomic bond lengths in sapphire and mullite are presented at the top and the bottom correspondingly.

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FIG. 7.

Schematic diagram of complex adaptive behavior of the hard coatings under intensifying external conditions.


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Table I.

Cutting data for testing of the TiAlCrN-based PVD coatings under conditions of high performance machining of hard-to-cut material.

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Table II.

Microstructure characteristics and properties of TiAlCrN-based coatings.


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Scitation: Nanocrystalline coating design for extreme applications based on the concept of complex adaptive behavior