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Treatments To Reduce Friction and Wear on Metal Alloy Components

Abstract: 

The present invention provides a method for strongly adhering a diamond-like carbon coating to a metal alloy substrate using ion beam assisted deposition of silicon and/or germanium followed by ion beam assisted deposition of diamond-like carbon.

Patent Number: 
5,780,119
Date Of Issue: 
07/14/1998
Inventors: 

James Lankford;Geoffrey Dearnaley