Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 59, Issue 11–12, pp 779–785 | Cite as

Analysis of the Surface of Deposited Copper After Electroerosion Treatment

  • T. R. Ablyaz
  • M. Yu. Simonov
  • E. S. Shlykov

An electron microscope analysis of the surface of deposited copper is performed after a profiling-piercing electroerosion treatment. The deposited copper is treated with steel, duralumin, and copper electrode tools at different pulse energies. The treatment with the duralumin electrode produces on the treated surface a web-like structure and cubic-morphology polyhedral dimples about 10 μm in size. The main components of the surface treated with the steel electrode are developed polyhedral dimples with a size of 10 – 50 μm. After the treatment with the copper electrode the main components of the treated surface are large polyhedral dimples about 30 – 80 μm in size.

Key words

profiling-piercing treatment electrode tool electron microscope analysis roughness polyhedral dimples fracture surface 


The work has been performed with financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation within State Specification 11.9716.2017/8.9.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. R. Ablyaz
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Simonov
    • 1
  • E. S. Shlykov
    • 1
  1. 1.Perm National Research Polytechnic University (PNIPU)PermRussia

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