High Temperature Degradation Laboratory

High temperature oxidation, corrosion and wear of engineering materials

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About us

Welcome to the laboratory of high temperature degradation  of materials which is located at  Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica (FIME) of Universidad Autonoma de  Nuevo Leon (UANL) in Nuevo Leon Mexico

This laboratory is dedicated to the study of :

 

A)Thermomechanical Processing of Advanced Alloys

B)High Temperature Oxidation and Corrosion of Alloys and  Ceramic Materials

C)High Temperature Tribology

D)Oxidation Related Failure Analysis

 

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Research Group

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Dr. Nelson F. Garza-Montes-de-Oca

B.Sc (Hons), M.Sc, M.Eng, Ph.D. Metallurgy (The University of Sheffield)

Research Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science

Research Interests

  • High temperature oxidation and corrosion of alloys
  • High temperature wear of engineering materials
  • Oxide scale characterisation using advanced microscopy techniques
  • Engineering Failure Analysis

Key Publications

Garza-Montes-de-Oca, N.F., Rainforth, W.M., “Wear mechanisms experienced by a work roll grade high speed steel under different environmental conditions”. Wear 267 (2009) 441-448.

Garza-Montes-de-Oca, N.F., Colás, R., Rainforth, W.M. “High temperature oxidation of a work roll grade high speed steel”. Oxidation of Metals 76 (2011) 451-468.

Garza-Montes-de-Oca,N.F.,García-Gomez,N.A.,Alvarez-Elcoro,I.,Colás,R.”Surface degradation of nickel-plated brass fittings” Engineering Failure Analysis 36 (2014) 314–321

Ramírez-Ramírez, J., Colás, R., Garza-Montes-de-Oca, N.F. “Effect of tempering on the oxidation resistance of high-chromium white cast iron”. Oxidation of Metals 81 (2014). 421–434.

Pérez-González F.A, Garza-Montes-de-Oca, N.F., Colás, R. “High temperature oxidation of Haynes 282 nickel-based superalloy”. Oxidation of metals 82 (2014) 145-161.

Francisco A. Pérez-González, Michael Terock, Nelson F. Garza-Montes-de-Oca, Uwe Glatzel, and Rafael Colás “High temperature oxidation of a nickel base superalloy at different oxygen partial pressures”. Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology (2016).

Contact

nelson.garza[at]gmail.com, nelson.garzamn[at]uanl.edu.mx

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Professor. Rafael Colás

B.Met, M.Met, Ph.D. Metallurgy (The University of Sheffield)

Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Fellow of ASM

Research Interests

  • Thermomechanical Processing of Ferrous and non Ferrous Alloys
  • Metal forming processes
  • High temperature oxidation of alloys
  • Surface Engineering

Key Publications

Torres, M. and Colás, R., 2000. A model for heat conduction through the oxide layer of steel during hot rolling. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 105(3), pp.258-263.

Colas, R., Ramırez, J., Sandoval, I., Morales, J.C. and Leduc, L.A., 1999. Damage in hot rolling work rolls. Wear, 230(1), pp.56-60.

Suarez, L., Houbaert, Y., Eynde, X.V. and Colás, R., 2009. High temperature deformation of oxide scale. Corrosion Science, 51(2), pp.309-315.

Suárez, L., Rodríguez-Calvillo, P., Houbaert, Y. and Colás, R., 2010. Oxidation of ultra low carbon and silicon bearing steels. Corrosion Science, 52(6), pp.2044-2049.

Contact

colas.rafael[at]gmail.com

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Dr. Francisco A. Pérez-González

B.Eng, M.Sc, Ph.D (FIME-UANL)

Research Professor of Materials Science

Key publications

Garza-Montes-de-Oca,N.F., De-la-Garza, M. Alvarez-Elcoro, I., Perez-Gonzalez, F.A, Colás, R. ”Evidence of gas permeation in electrostatically painted steel cylinders” Engineering Failure Analysis 42 (2014) 337–344.

Pérez-González, Francisco A., Carlos G. Camurri, Claudia A. Carrasco, and Rafael Colás. "Precipitation in a lead calcium tin anode." Materials Characterization 64 (2012): 62-68.

Pérez-González F.A, Garza-Montes-de-Oca, N.F., Colás, R. “High temperature oxidation of Haynes 282 nickel-based superalloy”. Oxidation of metals 82 (2014) 145-161.

Francisco A. Pérez-González, Michael Terock, Nelson F. Garza-Montes-de-Oca, Uwe Glatzel, and Rafael Colás “High temperature oxidation of a nickel base superalloy at different oxygen partial pressures”. Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology (2016).

Research Students

Javier

Javier H. Ramírez-Ramírez. Ph.D Student

Research Project: “ Wear mechanisms of superalloys under sliding conditions”

maya

Mayra Y. Rodriguez-Pérez. Ph.D Student

Research Project: “Influence of oxidation on the galvanizing behavior of high manganese steels”

generica

Jorge L. Gutierrez-Plata (V8) Ph.D student

Research Project: “High temperature oxidation behavior of boron containing HSLA steels during industrial reheating practices”

Antonio

Antonio “Tony” Molina. M.Sc Student

Research Project: “High temperature oxidation of Incoloy 909 alloy in different atmospheres”

pamela

Pamela B. Guerrero-Moral. M.Sc Student

Research Project: “A proper solidification route of aluminium alloys injected at high pressures”

paulina

Paulina Hernández-Palomares. M.Sc Student

Research Project: ”Effect of silicon on the high temperature oxidation and pickling properties of electrical grade steels”

kevin

Kevin Cisneros. M.Sc student

Research Project: “High temperature oxidation of IF steels under different environmental conditions”

Erick

Erick Hermosillo M.Sc Student

Research Project: “High temperature oxidation behavior of Haynes 242 alloy in air and water vapour containing atmospheres”

Mauro

Mauro J. Gaona-Martinez. B.Eng Student

Research Project. “High temperature oxidation and wear behavior of boronized pure nickel”

Omar

Omar A. Valdez-Saucedo B Eng.Student

Research Project. “High Temperature corrosion of Fe-Ni-Co and Fe-Ni-Cr alloys”

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