The Paton Welding Journal, 2020, #2, 26-29 pages
Corrosion resistance of composite material deposited by tig method using flexible cord TeroCote 7888T
B.V. Stefaniv, L.I. Nyrkova, A.V. Larionov and S.O. Osadchuk
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine
11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Increasing the corrosion resistance of drill bits with protective coatings is an urgent problem in Ukraine. For drilling
tool, the main indices of physical and mechanical properties of wear-resistant coatings are abrasive wear, corrosion
resistance and hardness (microhardness). It allows effectively resisting wear of working bodies of blades and a body
of drill bits under the conditions of alternating and shock loads, hydroabrasive wear, corrosion, erosion, etc. It was
investigated that a uniform distribution of tungsten carbide particles throughout the whole volume of deposited layer
causes the same hardness over the coating depth and significantly increases the resistance of coating to corrosion wear.
It is shown that microhardness of the matrix of a composite material TeroCote 7888T based on NiCrBSi exceeds the
microhardness of steel 30Kh by 2.2 times. According to the results of corrosion tests, it was established that the protection
of steel 30Kh by a deposited layer on the basis of a composite material TeroCote 7888T under the conditions
simulating operating ones allows reducing the corrosion rate of working bodies of steel drill bit by almost 53 times. 10
Ref., 1 Table, 4 Figures.
surfacing, tungsten carbides, microstructure, microhardness, wear resistance, corrosion rate, corrosion
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