Tribological properties of layers created by progressive technologies

  • 1 Technical university in Kosice, Slovakia


The paper presents the results of research focused on the renovation of worn surfaces. Four progressive welding technologies were used – Cold Metal Transfer, MIG Pulse, TOP-TIG and laser technology. The layers were evaluated by non-destructive tests – visual, capillary and ultrasonic methods. The layers were evaluated under dry-friction adhesive wear conditions by the Ball-On-Disc method. A Si3N4 bead was used. Analyzes confirmed the impact of the renovation method on the quality of the resulting surface.



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