Re: please give me some ideas.

Posted by ram chattopadhyay ( on 03:09:19 05/01/06

In Reply to: please give me some ideas. posted by philip

Wear and corrosion are environment specific degradation of materials.You need to specify the environment or to test the coated samples of the probables in the given atmosphere.Our teacher Late Dr.L.L.Shrier(editor of corrosion handbooks)used to tell us that most suitable automobile body materials for London are tested in winter smog where as for Detroit in winter salted mud.
Most of the applications you have mentioned can be taken care of Zn and/or Al-coatings plus an inert polymeric coat.
You can refer to my book on 'Surface Wear-Analysis,Treatment, and Prevention'ASM-International,Materials Park, OH,2001 and for coating process , me second book 'Advanced Thermally Assisted Surface Engineering Processes'Kluwer Academic Publishings,MA,2004.
You can also contact Dr.Sam Nistala,ACTIS(UK)Ltd,Nottinghamshire,tel:44-1632-511542(Works),44-1632-552540(R)refering my name if you want to get the job done.

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