The Micro-Scale Abrasion Tester is based on an experimental technique developed by I M Hutchings and K L Rutherford of Cambridge University Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy and is manufactured by Phoenix Tribology under licence.
The TE 66 may be used to determine the wear coefficient of hard and soft coatings and monolithic materials by abrasive wear in a ball on plate contact configuration. The machine may also be used as a crater-generating tool on coated surfaces for coating thickness determination.
The TE 66 may be used for tests in accordance with BS EN 1071-6: 2007: Advanced technical ceramics. Methods of test for ceramic coatings. Determination of the abrasion resistance of coatings by a micro-abrasion wear test.
The rotation of a ball against a coated plate in the presence of an abrasive slurry results in the production of a circular depression. Eventually the coating is worn through and a “bulls-eye” depression is seen where the substrate shows through. Measurements of the inner and outer diameters of this bulls-eye are easily made and provide an accurate and low cost method of determining coating thickness. This is an established coating thickness measurement technique.
In order to use this configuration for wear coefficient determination it is necessary to measure precisely ball rotational speed, applied load and number of rotations completed (for sliding distance determination). The aim of such a test is to measure progressive wear over an extended number of cycles and thus determine wear rates and wear coefficients of the material (and coating).
The progressive measurement of wear by interrupting the test for microscopic observation is cumbersome and results in errors in replacing the specimens.
Other ball-cratering devices use a free ball that rests on the coated surface and at two points on a rotating shaft. The static load on the surface is determined by the size of the ball and the tilt angle of the coated surface. The ball is driven by friction against the shaft and abrasive slurry is fed into the wearing contact. Since the ball is free and the friction conditions variable, the rotational speed, number of rotations and applied load are both uncertain.
In the TE 66 Micro-Scale Abrasion Tester the ball is fixed into the rotating shaft and the test surface is mounted on a counterbalanced beam that hangs vertically from a pivot. This configuration offers the following advantages over the free ball:
- The load can be defined precisely without interaction with the friction force.
- A wide range of loads can be applied precisely and repeatably, without the need for variable ball sizes.
- The rotational speed of the ball and the number of cycles completed can be measured precisely.
- Means can be provided for continuous measurement of the relative displacement of the specimens to indicate wear.
A 25 mm ball is clamped between two coaxial shafts each carried in support bearings. One shaft is driven by a variable speed dc geared motor. A batch counter is provided to measure and control the number of shaft revolutions.
Slurry is stored in a container that can be agitated on a laboratory magnetic stirrer (available as option TE 66/S). ). A peristaltic pump is provided for pumping the slurry into the contact. It is fed to a position just above the contact point and collected in a waste tray underneath.
TE 66/M Wear Measuring Microscope
The optional digital microscope is used to view the contact crater in situ and make measurements of the wear scar width. The crater is viewed by rotating the load arm to bring the sample out of contact with the ball, thus avoiding disturbance to the contact by removal of the ball.
TE 66/S Laboratory Magnetic Stirrer
Slurry is stored in a container that is agitated on the laboratory magnetic stirrer. The slurry is pumped by the integral peristaltic pump on the TE 66. It is fed to a position just above the contact point and collected in a waste tray underneath. 3 metres of pump tubing is provided with the TE 66/S.
TE 66SLIM Option
The TE 66SLIM version incorporates a PLINT Serial Link Interface Module and Windows based COMPEND 2000 data logging and speed control software. When the TE 66/WEAR, TE 66/F and TE 66/E are fitted, the outputs are linked to the interface to permit continuous recording of revolutions, gap reading, friction force and contact resistance.
TE 66/W On-Line Wear Monitor
This non-contacting displacement transducer may be used to monitor the position of the beam relative the ball axis during a test. Wear depth and wear rates may be determined from this measurement. The use of the TE 66/W system is recommended only for tests where the coating or substrate will be wearing more than 10 µm.
TE 66/F Friction Force Measuring System for Adhesion Testing
This adapter is in the form of a modified specimen load beam incorporating a strain gauge force transducer for friction force measurement.
TE 66/E Electrical Insulation and Slip Ring
The adapter incorporates electrical isolation of the specimen mounting and the provision of an electrical slip ring on the ball drive shaft. This may be used either in conjunction with a simple electrical resistance circuit, for detection of break-through on non-conducting coatings, or in conjunction with a potentiostat for electro-chemical measurement in processes involving combined abrasion and corrosion.
TE 66/LC Line Contact Adapter
This item of tooling allows tests to be run with a line contact specimen in a non-conforming block on ring configuration. The tooling allows a disc specimen to be mounted in place of the standard ball specimen.
TE 66 Multi-station Option
Technical Specifications Ball Speed Range: 30 to 150 rpm Load Range: 0.05 to 5 N Ball Diameter: 25 mm Pump Feed Rate: up to 60 ml/hour TE 66/M Wear Measuring Microscope Digital Camera: 5MP CMOS USB Magnification x3 and x5 TE 66/W On-Line Wear Monitor Displacement Range: 0 to 1 mm Resolution: 0.2 µm Accuracy: within 3 % Output Range: 1 V = 100 µm TE 66/F Friction Force Measuring System Friction Force Range: 0 – 10 N TE 66/LC Line Contact Adapter Disc Diameter: 25 mm Disc Width: Up to 10 mm Services Electricity: 220/240V, single phase, 50 Hz, 120 W 110/120 V, single phase, 60 Hz, 120 W Installation Bench-mounting machine: 720 mm x 440 mm x 570 mm high, 15 kg Bench-mounting cabinet: 530 mm x 420 mm x 320 mm high, 10 kg Packing specifications: 0.21 m3, GW 50 kg, NW 25 kg
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Paper # 89 Theory and Application of a Micro-Scale Abrasive Wear Test Rutherford K L, Hutchings I M, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, JTEVA, 25(2), March 1997, 250-260. Paper # 120 The Effects of Irradiation and Aging on the Abrasive Wear Resistance of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Choudhury M, Hutchings I M, Wear 203-204, 1997, 335-340. Paper # 124 The Abrasive and Erosive Wear of Polymeric Paint Films Rutherford K L, Trezona R I, Ramamurthy A C, Hutchings I M, Wear 203-204, 1997, 325-334. Paper # 125 A New Technique for Determining the Micro-Scale Abrasion Resistance of Automotive Clearcoats Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Ramamurthy A C, 97PA018, Proc. ISATA Conference on Paint and Powder Coating Applications in the Automotive Industry, Florence, 1997. Paper # 126 The Effects of Ball Surface Condition in the Micro-Scale Abrasive Wear Test Allsopp D N, Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Tribology Letters, 5, 1998, 259-264. Paper # 127 Novel Methods for Characterizing the Mechanical Durability of Automotive Paint Systems Pickles M J, Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Ramamurthy A C, Freese J W, SAE 980977, Presented at the SAE International Congress, Detroit, February 1998. Paper # 128 The Role of Test Conditions on the Micro-Abrasive Wear Behaviour of Soda-Lime Glass Shipway P H, Paper No. 11, International Conference on Erosive and Abrasive Wear (ICEAW), Cambridge, September 1998. Paper # 130 Three-Body Abrasive Wear of Soft Materials Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Paper No. 114, International Conference on Erosive and Abrasive Wear (ICEAW), Cambridge, September 1998. Paper # 131 Abrasive Wear Behaviour of an Al2O3-Al Co-Continuous Composite Imbeni V, Hutchings I M, Breslin M C, Paper No. 133, International Conference on Erosive and Abrasive Wear (ICEAW), Cambridge, September 1998. Paper # 132 Transitions Between Two-Body and Three-Body Abrasive Wear: Influence of Test Conditions in the Micro-Scale Abrasive Wear Test Allsopp D N, Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Wear of Materials Conference, April 1999, to be published in Wear. Paper # 135 Wear Testing Methods and Their Relevance to Industrial Wear Problems Gee M G, Owen-Jones S, NPL (National Physical Laboratory) Report CMMT (A)92, December 1997. Paper # 136 Ball Cratering for the Measurement of Coating Wear Gee M G, Gant A, NPL (National Physical Laboratory) Report CMMT (D)162, October 1998. Paper # 149 Transitions Between Two-Body and Three-Body Abrasive Wear: Influence of Test Conditions in the Microscale Abrasive Wear Test Trezona R I, Allsopp D N, Hutchings I M, Wear 225-229 (1999), 205-214. Paper # 150 Three-Body Abrasive Wear Testing of Soft Materials Trezona R I, Hutchings I M, Presented at 21st IRG-OECD Meeting, Amsterdam, April 1999. To be published in Wear. Paper # 272 Ball Crater Testing for the Dry Unlubricated Wear Testing of Wear Resistant Coatings. Gee M G, Wicks M, Surface Coating Technology, October 2000. Paper # 288 A New Method for Measurement of Particle Abrasivity Kelly D A, Hutchings I M, Wear 250 (2001) 76-80. Paper # 291 Abrasive Wear Resistance of Plasma-sprayed Tungsten Carbide-cobalt Coatings. Chen H., Hutchings I. M., Surface and Coatings Technology 107 (1998) 106-114, Paper # 293 Three-body Abrasive Wear Testing of Soft Materials. Trezona R. I, Hutchings I. M., Wear 233-235 (1999) 209-221, Paper # 295 Abrasive Wear Behaviour of an Alumina-aluminium Co-continuous Composite. Imbeni V Hutchings I. M., Breslin M. C., Wear 233-235 (1999) 462-467, Paper # 296 Comments on Micro-scale Abrasive Wear Testing of PVD Coatings on Curved Substrates. Allsopp D. N., Hutchings I. M., Trezona R. I., Tribology Letters 7 (1999) 229-231, Paper # 299 Applications of the Micro-scale Abrasion Test for Coatings and Bulk Materials. Hutchings I. M., D. Dowson, C. M. Taylor, M. Priest (eds.), Proc. 26th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, Elsevier Tribology Series, 2000, pp. 37-42 , Paper # 300 Effect of Weathering on the Mechanical Durability of Automotive Clearcoats. Trezona R. I., Hutchings I. M., Weakley A. P., Surface Coatings International, 83 (2000) 588-587, Paper # 312 Development and Validation of Test Methods for Thin Hard Coatings (FASTE). Vetters H, Meneve J, Jennett N M, Gee M G, von Stebut J, Kelly P, SMT Contract MAT1-CT 9400045, April 1998. Paper # 316 Scratch Testing and Fine Scale Abrasion Testing of Hardmetals and Ceramics. Gee M G, Gant A, Van den Berg L, NPL Report CMMT(A)175, May 1999. Paper # 320 Procedure for Ball Cratering Test. Gee M G, NPL Report MATC(A)52, June 2000, updated March 2001. Paper # 325 Microabrasion of Glass – The Critical Role of Ridge Formation Shipway P H, Hodge C J B, Wear 237 (2000) 90-97 Paper # 326 The Role of Test Conditions on Microabrasive Wear Behaviour of Soda-lime Glass Shipway PH Wear 233-235 (1999) 191-199 Paper # 328 Some thoughts on neural network modelling of microabrasion–corrosion processes P Srinivasa Pai, MT Mathew, MM Stack, LA Rocha Wear Volume 41, Issue 7, July 2008, p. 672-681 Paper # 336 Micro-abrasion–corrosion of cast CoCrMo—Effects of micron and sub-micron sized abrasives D Sun, JA Wharton, RJK Wood Wear Volume 267, Issues 1-4, 15 June 2009, p. 52-60 Paper # 345 Micro-abrasive Wear of Semi-crystalline Polymers Mergler Y J, Huis in t’ Veld A J, Proceedings 29th Leeds-Lyon Symposium Paper # 346 Review of Ball Cratering or Micro-abrasion Wear Testing of Coatings M G Gee, A Gant, I Hutchings, R Bethke, K Schiffmann, K Van Acker, S Poulat, Y Gachon, NPL Report MATC(A)62 October 2001 Paper # 348 Micro-Abrasion of Steels: Some Thoughts on the Construction of Micro-Abrasion Maps Stack M M, Mathew M, Dublin Tribology Conference – September 2002 Paper # 351 Critical Evaluation of Abrasion and Wear Testing of Coatings by Ball Cratering Gee M G, NPL Report MATC(D)03 Paper # 366 Wear-mode Mapping for the Micro-scale Abrasion Test Adachi K and Hutchings I M, Wear 255 (2003) 23 – 29 Paper # 370 Progress towards Standardisation of Ball Cratering Gee M G, Gant A, Hutchings I, Bethke R, Schiffman K, Van Acker K, Poulat S, Gachon Y, von Stebut J, Wear 255 (2003) 1 – 13 Paper # 371 Micro-abrasion Transitions of Metallic Materials Stack M M, Mathew M, Wear 255 (2003) 14 – 22 Paper # 380 Microscale Abrasive Wear of Polymeric Materials Shipway P H, Ngao N K, Wear 255 (2003) 742 – 750 Paper # 381 Tribological Behaviour of CVD Diamond Films on Steel Substrates Silva F J G, Fernandes A J S, Costa F M, Teixeira V, Baptista A P M, Pereira E, Wear 255 (2003) 846 – 853 Paper # 386 Study of Abrasive Resistance of Composites for Dental Restoration by Ball-cratering Vale Antunes P, Ramalho A, Wear 255 (2003) 990 – 998 Paper # 388 Grooving Micro-abrasion of Polyamide 11 Coated Carbon Steel Tubulars for Downhole Application Bello J D, Wood R J K, Wear 255 (2003) 1157 – 1167 Paper # 408 Results from an interlaboratory exercise to validate the micro-scale abrasion test M G Gee, A J Gant, I M Hutchings, Y Kusano, K Schiffman, K Van Acker, S Poulat, Y Gachon, J von Stebut, P Hatto and G Plint Wear 259 (2005) 27-35 Paper # 422 Abrasive Wear of DLC/PVD Multilayer Coatings: AFM Studies C Martini, D Prandstraller, E Lanzoni, G Poli Tribotest Volume 10, Issue 3 , p. 241 – 250 Paper # 423 Abrasive wear resistance of thin chromium nitride coatings measured by the ball crater test K Vercammen, Z Schauperi, V Ivusic, J Meneve NORDTRIB 2000: 9th Nordic Symposium on Tribology; Porvoo; Finland; 11-14 June 2000. pp. 469-470. 2000 Paper # 427 An approach to elucidate the different response of PVD coatings in different tribological tests JCA Batista, C Godoy, G Pintaúde, A Sinatora, A Matthews Surface and Coatings Technology Volumes 174-175, September-October 2003, p. 891-898 Paper # 432 Ball cratering an efficient tool for 3 body microabrasion of coated systems C Leroy, KI Schiffmann, K van Acker, J von Stebut Surface and Coatings Technology Volume 200, Issues 1-4, 1 October 2005, p. 153-156 Paper # 433 Ball-cratering abrasion tests with large abrasive particles GB Stachowiak, GW Stachowiak, JM Brandt Tribology International Volume 39, Issue 1, January 2006, p. 1-11 Paper # 473 Influence of load and speed on rolling micro-abrasion of CVD diamond and other hard coatings K Bose, RJK Wood Diamond and Related Materials Volume 12, Issues 3-7, March-July 2003, p. 753-756 Paper # 484 Mapping the micro-abrasion resistance of WC/Co based coatings in aqueous conditions MM Stack, MT Mathew Surface and Coatings Technology Volume 183, Issues 2-3, 24 May 2004, p. 337-346 Paper # 488 Methods of data analysis for the micro-scale abrasion test on coated substrates Y Kusano, K Van Acker, IM Hutchings Surface and Coatings Technology Volume 183, Issues 2-3, 24 May 2004, p. 312-327 Paper # 489 Microabrasion- a simple method to assess surface degradation of UHMWPE following sterilisation and ageing FJ Buchanan, PH Shipway Biomaterials, Volume 23, Number 1, January 2002, pp. 93-100 Paper # 490 Micro-abrasive wear of PVD duplex and single-layered coatings JCA Batista, A Matthews, C Godoy Surface and Coatings Technology Volumes 142-144, July 2001, p. 1137-1143 Paper # 491 Micro-scale abrasive wear testing of CR-NX coatings S Lakel, K Almi, Y Berriche Romanian Reports in Physics, 2007 Paper # 492 Micro-scale abrasive wear testing of duplex and non-duplex (single-layered) PVD (Ti, Al) N, TiN and Cr-N coatings JCA Batista, C Godoy, A Matthews Tribology International Volume 35, Issue 6 , June 2002, p. 363-372 Paper # 501 On the construction of micro-abrasion maps for a steel/polymer couple in corrosive environments MM Stack, H Jawan, MT Mathew Tribology International Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2005, p. 848-856 Paper # 511 Sliding and abrasive wear of composite sol–gel alumina coated Al alloys S Wilson, HM Hawthorne, Q Yang, T Troczynski Surface and Coatings Technology Volumes 133-134, November 2000, p. 389-396 Paper # 517 Some views on micro-abrasion mechanisms for HVOF WC-Co based coatings MT Mathew, MM Stack 2007 Paper # 559 Tribological behaviour of ACD Ni-P/PVD nitride/dlc multilayered coatings E Lanzoni, C Martini, G Poli, D Prandstraller, L Nobili Tribotest Volume 12, Issue 1 , p. 29 – 46 Paper # 562 Tribological behaviour of multi-layered PVD nitride coatings V Imbeni, C Martini, E Lanzoni, G Poli, IM Hutchings Wear Volume 251, Number 1, October 2001, pp. 997-1002 Paper # 612 Synergistic effects of micro-abrasion–corrosion of UNS S30403, S31603 and S32760 stainless steels JO Bello, RJK Wood, JA Wharton, Wear Volume 263, Issues 1-6, 10 September 2007, p. 149-159 Paper # 613 Exposure effects of alkaline drilling fluid on the microscale abrasion–corrosion of WC-based hardmetals MR Thakare, JA Wharton, RJK Wood, C Menger, Wear Volume 263, Issues 1-6, 10 September 2007, p. 125-136 Paper # 614 Wear of bulk ceramics in micro-scale abrasion—The role of abrasive shape and hardness and its relevance to testing of ceramic coatings PH Shipway, JJ Hogg, Wear Volume 263, Issues 7-12, 10 September 2007, p. 887-895 Paper # 646 Some thoughts on neural network modelling of microabrasion–corrosion processes P Srinivasa Pai, MT Mathew, MM Stack and LA Rocha Tribology International, Volume 41, Issue 7, July 2008, p. 672-681 Paper # 647 Characterisation of ZrO2 layers deposited on Al2O3 coating Suzana Jakovljevi?, Willy Hendrix, Danny Havermans and Jan Meneve Wear Volume 266, Issues 3-4, 5 February 2009, Pages 417-423 Paper # 648 Abrasive wear resistance of Ti1 ? xAlxN hard coatings deposited by a vacuum arc system with lateral rotating cathodes Xing-zhao Ding, CT Bui and XT Zeng Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 203, Issues 5-7, 25 December 2008, p. 680-684 Paper # 649 Adhesion and abrasive wear resistance of TiN deposited on electrical discharge machined WC–Co cemented carbides B Casas, U Wiklund, S Hogmark and L Llanes Wear Volume 265, Issues 3-4, 31 July 2008, p. 490-496 Paper # 650 Influence factors on wear resistance of two alumina matrix composites FC Zhang, HH Luo, TS Wang, SG Roberts and RI Todd Wear Volume 265, Issues 1-2, 25 June 2008, p. 27-33 Paper # 651 Wear resistance of reaction sintered alumina/mullite composites HH Luo, FC Zhang and SG Roberts Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 478, Issues 1-2, 15 April 2008, p. 270-275 Paper # 652 Micro-abrasion resistance of thermochemically treated steels in aqueous solutions: Mechanisms, maps, materials selection MT Mathew, MM Stack, B Matijevic, LA Rocha, and E Ariza Tribology International Volume 41, Issue 2, February 2008, p. 141-149 Paper # 653 Exposure effects of strong alkaline conditions on the microscale abrasion–corrosion of D-gun sprayed WC–10Co–4Cr coating MR Thakare, JA Wharton, RJK Wood, C Menger, Tribology International, Volume 41, Issue 7, July 2008, p. 629-639 Paper # 654 Microabrasion–corrosion of cast CoCrMo alloy in simulated body fluids D Sun, JA Wharton, RJK Wood, L Ma and WM Rainforth Tribology International, Volume 42, Issue 1, January 2009, p. 99-110 Paper # 655 Stress state and fracture behavior of alumina–mullite intragranular particulate composites FC Zhang, HH Luo, TS Wang, M Zhang and YN Sun Composites Science and Technology, Volume 68, Issues 15-16, December 2008, p. 3245-3250 Paper # 695 Micro-abrasion-corrosion of cast CoCrMo – effects of micron and sub-micron sized abrasives D Sun, JA Wharton, RJK Wood Wear of Materials 2009 Paper # 696 The Improvement of Hard Facing Coatings For Ground Engaging Applications by the Addition of Tungsten Carbide AH Jones, P Roffey Wear Volume 267, Issues 5-8, 15 June 2009, p. 925-933 Paper # 697 Influence of the abrasive particles size in the micro-abrasion wear tests of TiAlSiN thin coatings MFC Andrade, RP Martinho, FJG Silva, RJD Alexandre, APM Baptista Wear of Materials 2009 Paper # 718 #REF! 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914 Tribo-corrosion of stainless steel in artificial saliva: application to dental implants D Holmes, S Sharifi, MM Stack Tribology International, 2013 Paper # 915 Tribo-corrosion of steel in artificial saliva: application to dental implants D Holmes, S Sharifi, MM Stack Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde Paper # 916 Microabrasion on dental restorative porcelains and amalgam A Peña, EA Gallardo, A Morán, JA Bravo Tribology – Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, Volume 7, Number 2, June 2013, pp. 74-82(9) Paper # 917 A comparison of the tribological behaviour of Y-TZP in tea and coffee under micro-abrasion conditions S Sharifi, MM Stack Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde Paper # 918 Wear Resistance Performance of Thermally Sprayed AlTi Alloy Measured by Three Body Micro-Scale Abrasive Wear Test S Seth, AH Jones, OD Lewis Wear Volume 302, Issues 1–2, April–May 2013, Pages 972–980 Paper # 919 Micro-abrasion study of some dental restorative materials and enamel A Peña, EA Gallardo, A Morán, JA Bravo Proc IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology 227(5) 486–495 Paper # 920 Characterization of laboratory and industrial CrN/CrCN/Diamond-like carbon coatings FJG Silva, RP Martinho, APM Baptista Thin Solid Films Volume 550, 1 January 2014, Pages 278–284 Paper # 921 Study on Abrasion and Corrosion Resistance of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Implanted by Carbon in Hank’s Simulated Body Fluid CH Liang, QQ Yu, JL Li, NB Huang, Hui Yang Advanced Materials Research (Volume 773) Pages 412-416 September, 2013 Paper # 922 A Modified Micro-Scale Abrasion for Large Hard Phase Cermet Z Kamdi, PH Shipway, KT Voisey Applied Mechanics and Materials (Volume 393)Pages 888-892 September, 2013 Paper # 969 Bio-tribocorrosion mechanisms in orthopaedic devices: Mapping the micro-abrasion–corrosion behaviour of a simulated CoCrMo hip replacement in calf serum K Sadiq, RA Black, MM Stack Wear, 2014, Elsevier Paper # 973 Deep cryogenic treatment and CrN coating effects on micro-scale abrasion of aluminum alloy AA 6101-T4 ES Ashiuchi, VF Steier, CRM Silva Advanced Materials Research, 2014, Trans Tech Publications Paper # 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