Wear resistance of cast dental ti-fe alloys

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Abstract

Binary Ti-Fe alloys with 5–25 mass% Fe were prepared, and subjected to reciprocating wear test. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between mechanical properties and the wear resistance of titanium and Ti-Fe alloys. The dimensions (length, width and depth) of wear marks on Ti-Fe alloys were less than those observed on pure Ti specimen. Wear resistance of Ti-Fe alloys was better than that of pure titanium. It was established that hardness was the main factor that influenced wear resistance of Ti-Fe alloys. Single β Ti-Fe alloys showed better wear resistance than α+β Ti-Fe alloys. Increase in concentration of Fe in the β phase of Ti-Fe alloys leads to improved wear resistance of the alloy. Ti-Fe alloys with 11–15 mass% Fe form ideal candidates for fabrication of dental titanium alloys with excellent wear resistance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-73
Number of pages6
JournalDental materials journal
Volume40
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Alloy phase
  • Mechanical property
  • Ti-Fe alloy
  • Titanium alloy
  • Wear resistance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Dentistry(all)

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