ABSTRACT Titanium Nickel Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) has demonstrated its great potential for a large
variety of applications. This alloy is being actively applied to the development of new energy
conversion systems, to the design for new robots and smart material systems and to the
development of medical implants and instruments. In addition to its shape memory effect, it is
necessary to understand the wear behavior of Titanium Nickel SMA Alloys. Hence in this article
the wear behaviour of a TiNiCu+ alloy aged at different temperature have been studied against
EN 31 steel (62HRc). The results indicate that the ageing temperature greatly affect the dry
sliding wear behavior of TiNiCu alloy.
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N. S, S. Basavarajappa, K. Arun and S. Yadav, "Effect of Applied Load on Dry Sliding Wear Property of Aged TiNiCu Alloy," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 9 No. 9, 2010, pp. 811-817. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2010.99058.
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