Materials Science

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 313–318 | Cite as

Tribological properties of carbonitride coatings formed on titanium by thermodiffusion carbonitriding

  • O. I. Yas’kiv
  • I. M. Pohrelyuk
  • O. V. Sambors’kyi
  • V. M. Fedirko

We have studied the tribological properties of VT14 titanium alloy with carbonitride coatings formed by the contact and noncontact method and binary (oxide and nitride) coatings. In the case of the contact method, specimens are saturated in a graphite backfill, and in the case of the noncontact method, specimens are located above it. We have investigated the wear resistance of a “titanium disk–bronze block” friction pair in AMH-10 hydraulic fluid under a load to 3 MPa on a friction path to 15 km. It has been established that coatings based on ternary interstitial compounds (titanium carbonitrides) provide a higher wear resistance than that of coatings based on binary interstitial compounds (titanium nitrides and oxides).


titanium surface engineering carbonitriding carbonitrides nitrides oxides wear resistance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. I. Yas’kiv
    • 1
  • I. M. Pohrelyuk
    • 1
  • O. V. Sambors’kyi
    • 1
  • V. M. Fedirko
    • 1
  1. 1.Karpenko Physicomechanical Institute, Ukrainian National Academy of SciencesLvivUkraine

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