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Erosion Resistant Coatings

Abstract: 

The present disclosure relates to a coating and a method of applying such coating that may include nanocrystals of a transition metal compound embedded in an amorphous phase or layered structure of transition metal compounds with an amorphous phase. The transition metal compound may be selected from the group consisting of metal nitrides, metal carbides, metal silicides and combinations thereof. The amorphous matrix may include a ceramic.

Patent Number: 
8,034,459
Date Of Issue: 
10/11/2011
Inventors: 

Ronghua Wei; Edward Langa; James H. Arps; Christopher Rincon