Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 1746–1752 | Cite as

Effects of Synchronous Rolling on Microstructure, Hardness, and Wear Resistance of Laser Multilayer Cladding

  • W. Zhao
  • G. C. Zha
  • M. Z. Xi
  • S. Y. Gao


A synchronous rolling method was proposed to assist laser multilayer cladding, and the effects of this method on microstructure, microhardness, and wear resistance were studied. Results show that the microstructure and mechanical properties of the traditional cladding layer exhibit periodic inhomogeneity. Synchronous rolling breaks the columnar dendrite crystals to improve the uniformity of the organization, and the residual plastic energy promotes the precipitation of strengthening phases, as CrB, M7C3, etc. The hardness and wear resistance of the extruded cladding layer increase significantly because of the grain refinement, formation of dislocations, and dispersion strengthening. These positive significances of synchronous rolling provide a new direction for laser cladding technology.


laser multilayer cladding microhardness synchronous rolling wear resistance 



This work was supported by National Science Foundation of China (Grants Nos. 51375425 and 51375426), the Opening Project of Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Structural Materials and Application Technology (ASMA201606), and Scientific Foundation of Nanjing Institute of Technology (YKJ201404 and CKJA201503). This work was also supported by Outstanding Scientific and Technological Innovation Team in Colleges and Universities of Jiangsu Province.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringNanjing Institute of TechnologyNanjingChina
  2. 2.Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Structural Materials and Application TechnologyNanjingChina
  3. 3.Insitute of Mechanical EngineeringYanshan UniversityQinhuangdaoChina

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