Fatigue Behaviour of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Coatings on Medium Carbon Steel

Fatigue Behaviour of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Coatings on Medium Carbon Steel

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-6
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : M. A. M. Halmi, M. A. Harimon, A. E. Ismail, D. Chue
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I6P209

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M. A. M. Halmi, M. A. Harimon, A. E. Ismail, D. Chue, "Fatigue Behaviour of High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Coatings on Medium Carbon Steel," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 56-70, 2021. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I6P209

Nowadays, the application of high-velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) thermal spraying coating is widely used in various industries. This is due to its ability to improve the wear, erosion, and corrosion resistance of components. However, by taking consideration of fatigue behaviour into cognisance, the consequence of the HVOF thermal spraying coating on the components remains debatable. In this research, the fatigue behaviour of the uncoated steel, WC-12Co coated steel, and WC-10Ni coated steel were investigated. At first, the tensile test was conducted on the S50C steel to determine its yield strength. The yield strength was then being applied as a benchmark in a staircase method to set the stress amplitudes for the fatigue test. Fatigue tests were performed under the stress ratio, R=-1, by tension-compression cyclic loading (sine wave) with a frequency of 20 Hz according to ASTM-E466. The results showed that the HVOF decreased the tensile and yield strength by 8.9% and 9.5%, respectively. Similar behaviours are shown by the fatigue properties, as the HVOF coated steel reduced the fatigue strength’s by 17%. The decrement of the fatigue strength was mainly due to the increment of the substrate´s grain size, which results from the high flame temperature (2750?C) of the HVOF process.

fatigue, HVOF, S50C carbon steel, WC-12Co, WC-10Ni.

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