Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

8-19-2003

Abstract

Methods for coating a substrate and methods of shaping a workpiece comprise formation and use, respectively, of a surface or substrate comprising a first phase selected from nitrides, carbides, carbonitrides, borides, sulphides, chalcogenides, oxides, and silicides, and a second phase selected from nitrides, carbides, carbonitrides, borides, sulphides, chalcogenides, oxides, and silicides. The second phase comprises a multiplicity of discrete portions positioned into the first phase, with these multiplicity of portions comprising a continuous second phase, and made thereof, coating and articles, especially machining, cutting and shaping tools, wearparts, and methods of making and using the composition, coating and articles.

Department

Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering

Patent Number

US6607782; EP1423480 (B1)

Application Filed

6-29-2000

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR) Valenite, Inc. (Madison Heights, MI)

Comments

Ajay P. Malshe, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Sharad N. Yedave, Department of Mechanical Engineering; William D. Brown, Department of Electrical Engineering

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