Investigation on Nano Ceramic Coating over A105 Medium Carbon Steel for Valve Application


  • Lijin George Jacob V Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.
  • Bhagyanathan C Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.
  • Vinodh Raj R Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.


Medium Carbon Steel, TiO2, Plasma Arc Spray, Wear, SEM.


Medium carbon steels are widely used in environments with high temperature and high pressure with chemically reactive environments due to their good corrosion properties.  In applications like valves carrying high temperature and pressure fluids. Wear has been always regarded as costly problem to migrate in these applications. These problem avoids the long run of the components. Hard facing can be done as a remedial measure but it has got many demerits too. Ceramic coatings are preferred in this research since it provides good wear resistance and high thermal resistance. Nano coating of Titania is selected to coat over samples. Plasma arc spray coating process is done in this research and results were compared. SEM characterization confirm the uniform coating over the samples and Dry wear test is carried out to check the improved wear resistance.

Author Biographies

Lijin George Jacob V, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.

PG Scholar,Department of Manufacturing Engineering

Bhagyanathan C, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.

Assistant Professor, Department of Manufacturing Engineering

Vinodh Raj R, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College,Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.

PG Scholar,Department of Manufacturing Engineering


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How to Cite

V, L. G. J., C, B., & R, V. R. (2015). Investigation on Nano Ceramic Coating over A105 Medium Carbon Steel for Valve Application. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 3(2). Retrieved from