International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Mechanical Engineering | Libya | Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018


Thermal Treatment of Sol-gel Titania Films Deposited on Stainless Steel for Surface Improvement

Blgasam Omer Eissa Al-Sharef [2] | Ahmed.O.Mohamed


Abstract: Four, eight and twelve layers of TiO2 coatings were prepared by the Sol-Gel method. These layers were deposited into SS 316 substrate using dip coating method. The microstructure and surface morphology of titania coatings acquired through sol- gel method were generally assessed using XRD, SEM and optical microscopy, while the composition of titania coating was characterized by EDS. The results revealed that sol-gel deposition succeed in forming titania coating that crystallized in TiO2 (anatase form). The deposited coatings illustrated drastically different composition as well as microstructure in comparison with as- dried coating from the same sol-gel titania group.


Keywords: Sol-Gel, XRD, SEM, SS 316, stainless steel


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018,


Pages: 1529 - 1530


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