Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 43, Number 1, July 2008
|Page(s)||79 - 86|
|Section||Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies|
|Published online||12 June 2008|
Microstructure and magnetic properties of FeSiBNbCu-Al cold spray coatings
LERMPS-UTBM, Site de Sévenans, 90010 Belfort Cedex, France
2 FEMTO ST LPMO, UFC 32, Avenue de l'Observatoire, 25044 Besançon, France
3 LIM-ENSAM, 151 boulevard de l'Hôpital, 75013 Paris, France
Corresponding author: email@example.com
Revised: 26 March 2008
Accepted: 7 April 2008
Published online: 12 June 2008
In this paper, the FeSiBNbCu and FeSiBNbCu-Al coatings were synthesized using cold spray technique in order to produce ferromagnetic materials. Ultra-fine grain coatings are obtained using FINEMET nanostructured powders mixed with Aluminum. Various percentages of Aluminum characterized by its low hardness were taken in account. The obtaining coatings were formed of Aluminum matrix and randomly distribution of FINEMET particles. Indeed, magnetic measurements revealed a soft magnetic character for all the powders and the coatings. 25% of Al was considered as ideal to produce a homogenous coating with good soft magnetic properties.
PACS: 61.05.cp – X-ray diffraction / 68.37.-d – Microscopy of surfaces, interfaces, and thin films / 75.70.-i – Magnetic properties of thin films, surfaces, and interfaces
© EDP Sciences, 2008
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