Table 1 Composition and wear test summary for the Ti1−xAux alloys.
xPhase-determinedTi1−xAux discDiamond-SiC disc
from TEMfrom XRDWear
volume
(mm3)
Wear typeWear
volume
(mm3)
Wear type
0Reference (commercial specimen)0.038Abrasive, adhesive0.183Adhesive
0.25β-Ti3Auβ-Ti3Au + α-Ti3Au + α-Ti0.012Abrasive,
adhesive
0.163Abrasive, adhesive
0.33β-Ti3Au + β-TiAuα-Ti3Au + β-Ti3Au + β-TiAu0.010Abrasive, adhesive0.153Adhesive
0.50β-TiAu + α-Tiβ-TiAu + α-Ti + α-Ti3Au0.017Adhesive0.093Adhesive