Table of Contents
Journal of Metallurgy
Volume 2014, Article ID 346328, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/346328
Research Article

Characteristics of Anodized Layer in Investment Cast Ni50Ti50 Shape Memory Alloy

1Central Metallurgical R&D Institute (CMRDI), P.O. Box 87, Helwan, Cairo, Egypt
2Institue of Materials Science and Engineering, TU Clausthal, Agricolastr. 6, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Received 27 December 2013; Accepted 6 January 2014; Published 25 February 2014

Academic Editor: Michael E. Kassner

Copyright © 2014 Shimaa H. El-Hadad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. N. K. Simha, “Fundamental theories and mechanisms of failure,” in Comprehensive Structural Integrity, I. Milne, R. O. Ritchie, and B. Karihaloo, Eds., vol. 2, pp. 573–606, Elsevier Science, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  2. Y. Zheng, L. Cui, and J. Schrooten, “Temperature memory effect of a nickel-titanium shape memory alloy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 31–34, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. N. Bayat, S. Sanjabi, and Z. H. Barber, “Improvement of corrosion resistance of NiTi sputtered thin films by anodization,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 257, no. 20, pp. 8493–8499, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. F. T. Cheng, P. Shi, G. K. H. Pang, M. H. Wong, and H. C. Man, “Microstructural characterization of oxide film formed on NiTi by anodization in acetic acid,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 438, no. 1-2, pp. 238–242, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. K. K. Das, S. N. Das, and S. A. Dhundasi, “Nickel, its adverse health effects & oxidative stress,” Indian Journal of Medical Research, vol. 128, no. 4, pp. 412–425, 2008. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. G. S. Firstov, R. G. Vitchev, H. Kumar, B. Blanpain, and J. Van Humbeeck, “Surface oxidation of NiTi shape memory alloy,” Biomaterials, vol. 23, no. 24, pp. 4863–4871, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. N. Shevchenko, M.-T. Pham, and M. F. Maitz, “Studies of surface modified NiTi alloy,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 235, no. 1-2, pp. 126–131, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. K. Sharma, “Anodizing titanium for space applications,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 208, no. 1, pp. 48–54, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. Habazaki, M. Uozumi, H. Konno, K. Shimizu, P. Skeldon, and G. E. Thompson, “Crystallization of anodic titania on titanium and its alloys,” Corrosion Science, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 2063–2073, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. Karambakhsh, A. Afshar, S. Ghahramani, and P. Malekinejad, “Pure commercial titanium color anodizing and corrosion resistance,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 1690–1696, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. J. Simske and R. Sachdeva, “Cranial bone apposition and ingrowth in a porous nickel-titanium implant,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 527–533, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. Ryhänen, E. Niemi, W. Serlo et al., “Biocompatibility of nickel-titanium shape memory metal and its corrosion behavior in human cell cultures,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol. 35, pp. 451–457, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  13. J. Kawakita, M. Stratmann, and A. W. Hassel, “High voltage pulse anodization of a NiTi shape memory alloy,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 154, no. 6, pp. C294–C298, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. H. Wong, F. T. Cheng, and H. C. Man, “Comparison of corrosion resistance and apatite-forming ability of NiTi treated by different low-temperature methods,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 466, no. 1-2, pp. L5–L10, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. Balyanov, J. Kutnyakova, N. A. Amirkhanova et al., “Corrosion resistance of ultra fine-grained Ti,” Scripta Materialia, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 225–229, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. C. Xue, F. Zhang, S. Chen, Y. Yin, and C. Lin, “Tailoring the surface morphology of TiO2 nanotube arrays connected with nanowires by anodization,” Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 157–163, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. H. Tian, D. Schryvers, D. Liu, Q. Jiang, and J. Van Humbeeck, “Stability of Ni in nitinol oxide surfaces,” Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 892–899, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus