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Effect of Nanoparticles Coating on Properties of Al-12Si Alloy


Dr. Rana A. M. Anaee, Marwah Ayad Abbas
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This work involves study the effect of Al2O3/SiC/ZrO2 nanoparticles coating on behavior of Al-12Si alloy. Electrical, thermal and electrochemical properties have been investigated before and after coating with Al2O3/SiC/ZrO2 by atomization process. Coated layer was identified by AFM and optical microscopy. Nanoparticles coating greatly decrease the electrical conductivity by acting a barrier to transport of electrons through the coated layer. While thermal conductivity was increased by nanoparticles coating due to filling the voids and then easily transport the phonon can occur. Electrochemical properties was estimated by corrosion test in seawater at room temperature and the data indicated that the corrosion resistance increased for coated alloy and get a protection efficiency equal to 85.17% with porosity percentage 8.685%.

Dr. Rana A. M. Anaee, Marwah Ayad Abbas

Al-12Si Alloy, Nanocoating, Atomization, electrical and thermal conductivity, electrochemical behavior.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | March-April - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-04-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
363-367 IJSRSET152295   Technoscience Academy

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Dr. Rana A. M. Anaee, Marwah Ayad Abbas, "Effect of Nanoparticles Coating on Properties of Al-12Si Alloy", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.363-367, March-April-2015.
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