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Effect of TiN-Deposition on Adhesion Characteristics of Aluminium

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : Journal of Surface Engineering

Source : Journal of Surface Engineering, Volume 35, Issue 6 (2017)

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Keywords : Adhesion, Durability, lap shear testing, Nanosilica, Titanium nitride

Campus : Coimbatore

School : School of Engineering

Department : Aerospace

Year : 2017, 2019

Abstract : This investigation highlights on surface modifications and adhesive bonding of aluminium. The surface of the aluminium substrate is modified by magnetron sputtering and nanoparticle reinforcements are employed into the adhesive and their effects on adhesive strength are examined. Owing to the concern of durability of the aluminium surface, adhesive joints are still questionable for their widespread use in structural applications. Various environmental conditions affect properties of adhesives and their performance may degrade over time when adhesive joints are exposed to varying moisture and temperature conditions. Modified aluminium surfaces are examined by morphological techniques to understand the result of deposition on the morphology of substrate. Surface modified samples are subjected to harsh environments and analysed by energy dispersive spectra and surface durability is quantified by corrosion penetration rate. The effect of nano-reinforcements in adhesives on bond durability is examined when the bonded joints are subjected to the harsh environment. © 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.

Cite this Research Publication : Shantanu Bhowmik, Sudheendra K, Kumar, S., Krishnan, Y., Kumar, P., and Ahmed, S., “Effect of TiN-Deposition on Adhesion Characteristics of Aluminium”, Journal of Surface Engineering, vol. 35, no. 6, 2017.

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