22 August 2021

Surface Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 9, released

Various methodologies and their effects on surfaces are considered in this issue.

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This new issue contains the following articles, which are available to members via My IOM3.

Nitriding behaviour of Mg-Li alloy with surface mechanical nano-alloying pretreatment

Y. Li, X. C. Zhu, J. Sun, Q. T. Yao, X. D. Du & Y. C Wu

Pages: 1075-1083

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2020.1840693

Influence of tool materials on surface modification using μEDC process

Shalini Mohanty, Alok Kumar Das & Amit Rai Dixit

Pages: 1084-1097

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1900518

Effect of Cu on microarc oxidation coated Al–xCu alloys

Weibing Dai, Changyou Li, Ce Zhang, Liaoyuan Chen, Zhenyuan Li, Hongzhuang Zhang & Yimin Zhang

Pages: 1098-1109

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1942413

Study on the modified effect of polyvinylidene fluoride membrane by remote argon plasma

Ru Li, Yu Zhang, Qian Li & Huixiang Niu

Pages: 1110-1119

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1951511

Synthesis and characterisation of ZnS thin films obtained without complexing agent by the chemical bath technique

I. J. González-Chan, A. Pat-Herrera, A. I. Trejo-Ramos & A. I. Oliva

Pages: 1120-1132

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1926828

A facile and combined methodology to fabricate sputtered thin film micro-patterns for heater/sensor applications utilizing CO2 laser-cut masks

Mohammed Adnan Hasan, K. Prajwal, Dwarika Nath Sahu, Arpana Prasad, Arjun Dey & A. Rajendra

Pages: 1133-1142

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1942610

Effect of microstructural evolution on mechanical and electrical properties of Ag–Mo thin films

Baolong Gao, Lingping Zhou, Chao Zhang, Jiajun Zhu, Licai Fu, Wulin Yang & Deyi Li

Pages: 1143-1154

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1963626

Study on amorphous surface modification of iron-based alloys and their epoxy wettability

Qiang Zou, Ruru Bai, Zhenghou Zhu, Qi Zhong & Wei Zhou

Pages: 1155-1162

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1940801

Substantial electrode life enhancement in resistance spot welding of galvanised steels through nanolayered multi-layer CrN/(Cr,Al)N coating

Mahdi Malmir, Mohsen Sheikhi, Yousef Mazaheri, Hassan Elmkhah & Gholam Reza Usefifar

Pages: 1163-1175

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1951512

Electrophoretic deposition of alginate coatings from different alcohol-water mixtures

Morteza Farrokhi-rad, Somayeh Emamalipour, Faezeh Mohammadzadeh, Younes Beygi-Khosrowshahi, Hossein Hassannejad & Ashkan Nouri

Pages: 1176-1185

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2020.1866794

Electrodeposition of micro-nano hierarchically structured fluoridated hydroxyapatite coating on AZ31B alloy

Wentao Yu, Huachun Wang, Ruixue Sun & Kezheng Chen

Pages: 1186-1193

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2020.1815485

Electroless Ni–B–MMT nanocomposite on magnesium alloy

T. Miri, D. Seifzadeh & Z. Rajabalizadeh

Pages: 1194-1205

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2021.1959287

Influence of carbide particle size on the wear performance of cryogenically treated H13 die steel

Tarang Shinde

Pages: 1206-1214

DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2019.1701858