Classification of surface structures on fine metallic wires



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Bernabeu Martínez, Eusebio and Sánchez Brea, Luis Miguel and Siegmann, Philip and Martínez Antón, Juan Carlos and Gómez Pedrero, José Antonio and Wilkening, Günter and Koenders, Ludger and Müller, Franz and Hildebrand, M. and Hermann, Harti (2001) Classification of surface structures on fine metallic wires. Applied Surface Science, 180 (3-4). pp. 191-199. ISSN 0169-4332

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In this report a classification of the main surface structures found on fine metallic wires is carried out (between ∼20 and 500 μm in diameter). For this, we have analyzed a series of wires of different metallic materials, diameters and production environments by scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and confocal microscopy. A description and the images of the structures is given and, in addition, a nomenclature to be used by manufacturers, customers and researches is proposed. With this information the surface quality of fine metallic wires may be improved in a fabrication level. One of the objectives of this catalogue of defects is to serve as a basis for measuring the quality of the surface of the wires during the production process and the development of a measuring device for that purpose.

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© Elsevier Science B.V.
This work has been supported by European Union within the frame of the EU Research Program “Standards Measurement and Testing”, project SMT4-CT97-2184 “DEFCYL: Detection of DEFects in CYLindrical surfaces”.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Defects, Wires, Surface Structure, Roughness, Surface Defects, Tribology, Metallic Surfaces
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Optics
ID Code:26783
Deposited On:25 Sep 2014 10:52
Last Modified:31 Dec 2020 00:03

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