Effect of Applied Load on Dry Sliding Wear Property of Aged TiNiCu Alloy


Titanium Nickel Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) has demonstrated its great potential for a large variety of applications. This alloy is being actively applied to the development of new energy conversion systems, to the design for new robots and smart material systems and to the development of medical implants and instruments. In addition to its shape memory effect, it is necessary to understand the wear behavior of Titanium Nickel SMA Alloys. Hence in this article the wear behaviour of a TiNiCu+ alloy aged at different temperature have been studied against EN 31 steel (62HRc). The results indicate that the ageing temperature greatly affect the dry sliding wear behavior of TiNiCu alloy.

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N. S, S. Basavarajappa, K. Arun and S. Yadav, "Effect of Applied Load on Dry Sliding Wear Property of Aged TiNiCu Alloy," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 9 No. 9, 2010, pp. 811-817. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2010.99058.

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