Creation of a National Innovation Playground to Widen the Operational Envelope for Tribological PVD Coatings

Lead Research Organisation: University of Sheffield
Department Name: Materials Science and Engineering

Abstract

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Description Innovative and advanced plasma-based deposition and surface characterisation facilities have been obtained and made available for coatings research.
Exploitation Route Development of new coatings and processes. Advanced characterisation of surface engineered materials.
Sectors Aerospace

Defence and Marine

Agriculture

Food and Drink

Energy

Environment

Healthcare

Manufacturing

including Industrial Biotechology

Transport

Other

 
Description The grant enabled many research breakthroughs and the introduction of innovative, environmentally friendly processes into UK industry.
First Year Of Impact 2010
Sector Aerospace, Defence and Marine,Agriculture, Food and Drink,Energy,Healthcare,Manufacturing, including Industrial Biotechology,Transport,Other
Impact Types Societal

Economic

 
Description Academic collaborations 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Input into research collaborations (advice, facilities, etc)
Collaborator Contribution Provision of advice and facilities.
Impact Improved surface engineering processes.
 
Description Academic collaborations 
Organisation University of Leeds
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Input into research collaborations (advice, facilities, etc)
Collaborator Contribution Provision of advice and facilities.
Impact Improved surface engineering processes.
 
Description Link with industrial company 
Organisation Cambridge Nanolitic Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Provision of research support
Collaborator Contribution Provision of facilities and materials.
Impact New processes and products
Start Year 2006
 
Description Link with industrial company 
Organisation Cutting and Wear
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Provision of research support
Collaborator Contribution Provision of facilities and materials.
Impact New processes and products
Start Year 2006
 
Description Link with industrial company 
Organisation Keronite International
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Provision of research support
Collaborator Contribution Provision of facilities and materials.
Impact New processes and products
Start Year 2006
 
Description Link with industrial company 
Organisation Plasma Coatings Group
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Provision of research support
Collaborator Contribution Provision of facilities and materials.
Impact New processes and products
Start Year 2006
 
Description Link with industrial company 
Organisation Wallwork-Cambridge/Tecvac Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Provision of research support
Collaborator Contribution Provision of facilities and materials.
Impact New processes and products
Start Year 2006