Published results on niobium carbide


The niobium carbide development program has generated many interesting results that have been published.
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Tribology of NbC-based materials:


M. Woydt and H. Mohrbacher
Friction and wear of binder-less niobium carbide
Int. Journal on WEAR (306) 2013, pp. 126-130, ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0043-1648
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2013.07.013

M. Woydt
Tribological profile of binderless and cobalt bonded niobium carbide
Euro PM2013 Congress and Exhibition of the European Powder Metallurgy Association,
15th-18th September 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Paper EP12079 on CD-ROM proceedings, ISBN 978-1-899072-40-8

M. Woydt and H. Mohrbacher
The Use of Niobium Carbide (NbC) as Cutting Tools and for Wear Resistant Tribosystems
International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 49 (2015) 212-218
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2014.07.002

Mathias Woydt and Hardy Mohrbacher
The use of Niobium Carbide (NbC) for wear resistant tribosystems and the tribological backgrounds as cutting tools
9th Int. Conf. on Tungsten, Refractory and Hard Materials, 18.-22. May 2014, Orlando (FL), USA, p. 22-2322, ISBN 976-0-9853397-7-7, Metal Powder Industry Federation

M. Woydt und H. Mohrbacher
Niobcarbid – Ein vergessener Hartstoff für den Verschleißschutz in offenen und geschlossenen Tribosystemen
Tagungsband der 55. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Tribologie (Proc. 55th annual meeting of the German Society for Tribology (www.gft-ev.de), 22.-24. September 2014, Göttingen, in German, ISBN 978-3-00-046545-1 and in Tribologie & Schmierungstechnik, 2015, 62 Jg., Heft 2, p. 5-13 (in German)

Mathias Woydt and Hardy Mohrbacher
The tribological and mechanical properties of niobium carbides (NbC) bonded with cobalt or Fe3Al
Int. Journal on WEAR 321 (2014) 1-7,
Open access: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043164814002841

M. Woydt and Hardy Mohrbacher
Tribological background for the use of Niobium Carbide (NbC) as cutting tools and for wear resistant tribosystems
38th Int. Conf. & Expo. on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), January 26th-31st, 2014, in Daytona Beach (FL), USA
Published in: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 2014, Vol. 35, issue 2, p. 225-232, ISBN 978-1-119-03118-5, Edited by D. Singh, J. Salem, S. Kirihara and S. Widjaja

S.G. Huang, K. Vanmeensel, H. Mohrbacher, M. Woydt, J. Vleugels
Microstructure and mechanical properties of NbC-matrix hardmetals with secondary carbide addition and different metal binders
Int. Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 48 (2015), p. 418-425
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2014.10.014

M. Woydt and H. Mohrbacher
Hardmetals based on niobium carbide (NbC) versus casted NbC bearing MMCs
39th Int. Conf. & Expo. on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), January 25th-30th, 2015, in Daytona Beach (FL), USA
Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 2015, Vol. 36, issue 2, p. 87-92, ISBN 978-1-119-21128-0, Edited by D. Singh, J. Salem et al.

H. Mohrbacher, M. Woydt, S. Huang and J. Vleugels
Niobium Carbide – An innovative and sustainable high-performance materials for tooling, friction and wear applications
M&ST 2015

M. Woydt and H. Mohrbacher
The background for the use of hartmetals and MMCs based on Niobium Carbide (NbC) as cutting tools and for wear resistant tribosystems
Conf. Proc. of 3rd Int. Conf. on Stone and Concrete Machining, 02./03.11.2015, Bochum, ISBN 987-3-943063-20-2

M. Woydt and H. Mohrbacher
Hardmetals based on niobium carbide (NbC) versus casted NbC bearing MMCs
39th Int. Conf. & Expo. on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), January 25th-30th, 2015, in Daytona Beach (FL), USA
Published in: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 2015, Vol. 36, issue 2, p. 87-92,
ISBN 978-1-119-21128-0, Edited by D. Singh, J. Salem et al.

S.G. Huang J. Vleugels, H. Mohrbacher and M. Woydt
Densification and tribological profile of niobium oxide
WEAR 352-353(2016) p. 65–71
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2016.02.003

M. Woydt, H. Mohrbacher, S. Huang and J. Vleugels
Niobium carbide for wear protection – Tailoring its properties by processing and stoichiometry
Metal Powder Report, Vol. 71 (4), July/August 2016, p. 265-272 (available online since January 2016)

NbC-based hardmetals:


S.G. Huang, J. Vleugels, K. Vanmeensel, H. Mohrbacher and M. Woydt
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of NbC Matrix Cermets Using Ni Containing Metal Binder
Proc. Euro PM2015 – Hard Materials, 04.-07.10.2015, Reims, France

S.G. Huang, J. Vleugels, H. Mohrbacher and M. Woydt
Influence of VC and Mo2C on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ni Bonded NbC-cermets
Proc. WORLD PM 2016, 09.-13.10.2016, Hamburg

S. Huang, J. Vleugels, H. Mohrbacher and M. Woydt
Microstructure and tribological performance of NbC-Ni cermets modified by VC and Mo2C
Int. J. of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, Volume 66, August 2017, p. 188–197
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2017.03.012

M. Scheibe, S. Binkowski, S. Benemann and R. Saliwan-Neumann
Vergleich verschiedener Präparationstechniken zur Charakterisierung von Niobcarbiden
Praktische Metallographie Sonderband 46 (2014) 51-58, ISBN 978-3-88355-403-7, in German
available online as open access http://www.struers.com/resources/elements/12/274090/Structure%20News%2019.pdf

Machining with NbC-based materials:


R.M. Genga, L. Cornish, M. Woydt, A. J. Van Vuuren and C. Polese
Face-milling of grey cast iron (BS 1452) using WC-based and NbC-based cutting tools
Proc. 10th Int. TOOL2016 Conference, 04.-07.10.2016, Bratislava, ISBN 978-3-200-04786-0

E. Uhlmann, K. Kropidlowski, F. Sammler, S. Richarz and M. Woydt
Niobium carbide as an alternative cutting tool material
Proc. 10th TOOL2016 Conference, 04.-07.10.2016, Bratislava, ISBN 978-3-200-04786-0

R.M. Genga, L.A. Cornish, M. Woydt, A. J. Van Vuuren and C. Polese
NbC: A machining alternative for dry and MQL face-milling of grey cast iron (GCI)
Proc. WORLD PM 2016, 09.-13.10.2016, Hamburg, ISBN 978-1-899072-47-7

R.M. Genga, L.A. Cornish, C. Polese, M. Woydt and A. Janse van Vuuren
Wear Investigation of NbC Inserts During Face-milling of Grey Cast Iron
Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (MSSA), 5th – 9th December 2016, ISBN 0-620-35056-3, 46 (2016) 53.