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Publikācija: Hard TiO2–SiO2 Sol–Gel Coatings for Enamel against Chemical Corrosion

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Title in original language Hard TiO2–SiO2 Sol–Gel Coatings for Enamel against Chemical Corrosion
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Ilona Pavlovska
Kaspars Mālnieks
Gundars Mežinskis
Laimons-Paulis Bīdermanis
Margarita Karpe
Keywords TiO2–SiO2; Sol–gel coatings; Enamel; Stainless steel; Mechanical strength; Chemical resistance
Abstract Sol–gel derived coatings composed of TiO2–SiO2 were deposited on enamelled stainless steel. In order to study the influence of the thickness on the morphological parameters, achieve continuous enamel surfacing and improve the corrosion-resistance and mechanical strength of silicate enamel for stainless steel were used. Sol–gel coatings with different compositions, heat treatment and numbers of layers were prepared in this work. The structure and morphology of the films were demonstrated by the means of X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD), scanning electron (SEM) and atomic force (AFM) microscopies. Thin triple layer crack-free films with a thickness of 470 nm were obtained. The mechanical strength (HV) of the three-layer coating was 10.4 GPa and was achieved at a temperature of 700 °C. Thin SiO2–TiO2 sol–gel coatings were applied in order to enhance the chemical durability of these coatings in both acidic and basic solutions in accordance with ISO 28706 standards. Corrosion tests with the uncoated and sol–gel coated enamel were performed in 3 wt.% boiling oxalic acid at 95–98 °C and in 1 N NaOH solution at 80 °C. Crack-free 470 nm 3-layer silica–titania coatings significantly improved chemical resistance against the basic medium (up to 80%) and stability against the acid medium (up to 28%) for the S80 sample fired at 700 °C.
DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2014.09.027
Hyperlink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0257897214008366 
Reference Pavlovska, I., Mālnieks, K., Mežinskis, G., Bīdermanis, L., Karpe, M. Hard TiO2–SiO2 Sol–Gel Coatings for Enamel against Chemical Corrosion. Surface and Coatings Technology, 2014, Vol.258, pp.206-210. ISSN 0257-8972. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2014.09.027
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