Publications - surface and coatings

2019

Maozhou Meng, Andrew Leech and Huirong Le, Mechanical properties and tribological behaviour of electroless Ni–P–Cu coatings on corrosion-resistant alloys under ultrahigh contact stress with sprayed nanoparticles, Tribology International, November 2019, 139, 59-66.

DM Haspel, MA Ashworth, GD Wilcox, X Bao and RJ Mortimer, The effect of different post-electroplating surface modification treatments on tin whisker growth, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2019, 97(3), 129-139.

2018

Urvashi Fowdar (Danookdharree) Gunputh, Antibacterial properties of TiO2 nanotubes coated with nano-ZnO and nano-Ag, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth, 2018.

Z Meran, A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of silver nanoparticle coatings on silicone maxillofacial prostheses in vitro, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2018, B106(3), 1038-1051.

2017

Raymond Sieh, Self-lubricating non-cyanide silver-polytetrafluoroethylene composite coating for threaded compression fittings, PhD thesis, University of Plymouth, 2017.

M Meng and H Le, Tribological properties of nanoclay reinforced polyimide nanocomposite coatings for alloy steels, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 2017, 14(5), 1013-1019. PEARL.

A Besinis, SD Hadi, HR Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial activity and biofilm inhibition by surface modified titanium alloy medical implants following application of silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanocoatings, Nanotoxicology, April 2017, 11(3), 327-338.

2016

Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel coating for polymer composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, December 2016, 91(1), 203-210.

S Palmer, W Hall and J Summerscales, Ranking of fibre-reinforced composite plate surface finish quality by wavelet texture analysis, Insight, 2016, 58(6), 318-323. PEARL

2015

DM Haspel, MA Ashworth, L Wu, GD Wilcox and RJ Mortimer, Tin whisker mitigation by means of a post-electroplating electrochemical oxidation treatment, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings , 2015, 93(6), 332-341.

R Sieh, HR Le and AM Cree, Process optimisation of non-cyanide Ag–PTFE metal matrix composite electroplating for threaded connections, Transactions of the IMF: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2015, 93(5), 232-240.

E Akpan, HR Le and AM Cree, Electrodeposition and characterisation of diamond-like-carbon coating for offshore pipeline connections, 26th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials (ICDCM), Bad Homburg ~ Germany, 6-10 September 2015.

MA Ashworth, D Haspel, L Wu, GD Wilcox and RJ Mortimer, An investigation into the effect of a post-electroplating electrochemical oxidation treatment on tin whisker formation, Journal of Electronic Materials, January 2015, 44(1), 442-456.

2014

Sanna Dara Hadi ,The antibacterial properties and biocompatibility of silver and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles coating on dental implants, ResM dissertation, University of Plymouth, 2014.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Inhibition of biofilm formation and antibacterial properties of a silver nano-coating on human dentine, Nanotoxicology, November 2014, 8(7), 745-754.

C Di Tomasso, ZJ Gombos and J Summerscales, Styrene emissions during gel-coating of composites, Journal of Cleaner Production, 15 November 2014, 83, 317–328.

R Sieh, HR Le and AM Cree, Advanced nanocomposite coating for offshore threaded connections, International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (9th NANOSMAT), Dublin ~ Ireland. Sep 8-11, 2014,

A Harper, Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould surfacing with a silicone membrane, 12th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-12), Enschede ~ Netherlands, July 2014.

Zoltán Gombos and John Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating with a separator layer, 12th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-12), Enschede ~ Netherlands, July 2014.

Zoltán Gombos and John Summerscales, Gel-coating for marine structures, 1st PRIMaRE conference, Plymouth, 04-05 June 2014, poster.

W Rogers, C Hoppins, Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating of polymer composites – a review, Journal of Cleaner Production, 1 May 2014, 70, 282-291.

2013

Zhala Meran, The use of silver nanoparticles as antifungal coating on silicone facial prosthesis, ResM dissertation, University of Plymouth, 2013.

AR Harper, Production of composite mouldings, Patent WO2013/132211A1, 12 September 2013.

B Muralidharan and J Summerscales, Resin Infusion Under Flexible Moulding technique by In-Mould Gel Coating using a flow medium, Indian Journal of Applied Research, 2013, 3(7), 292 - 293.

BFJ da Silva and AM Cree, Torsional and bending fatigue in electro-less nickel coated polyamide (Nylon 6,6), TransFair 2013, Institute of Materials Finishing Conference, Gaydon ~ UK, 11-13 June 2013, poster presentation.

2012

J Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating for RTM and RIFT, 11th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-11), Auckland ~ New Zealand, July 2012.

2011

Q Labrosse, CP Hoppins and J Summerscales, Objective assessment of the surface quality of coated surfaces, Insight, January 2011, 53(1), 16-20.

2010

AM Cree, M Devlin, G Critchlow and T Hirst, Fatigue and fracture assessment of toxic metal replacement coatings for aerospace applications, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishers, 2010, 88(6), 303-310.

J Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper
In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding
10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-10), Ascona ~ Switzerland, 11-15 July 2010.

Bharaneedharan Muralidharan and John Summerscales
In-Mould Gel-Coating for Resin Infusion Processes using a Flow Medium.
10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-10), Ascona ~ Switzerland, 11-15 July 2010.

R Brown, DR Maddala and AM Cree, The effect of corrosion resistant non-chromate surface treatments on the fatigue behaviour of aluminium alloys, International Conference on Marine and Offshore Coatings, RINA, London, 17-18 February 2010.

J Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper
In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding
International Conference on Marine and Offshore Composites, RINA, London, 03-04 February 2010.

2009

G Critchlow, K Yendall, T Cartwright, I Ashcroft, AM Cree and T Hirst, The fatigue behaviour of state-of-the-art duplex oxides on aluminium 2XXX from the anodising route, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Light Alloy Surface Treatments, Paris ~ France, 26-27 October 2009.

AM Cree, M Devlin and G Critchlow, Fatigue and fracture assessment of toxic metal replacement coatings for maritime and aerospace applications, 13th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Victoria BC ~ Canada, 07-09 April 2009 (see Trans IMF 2010).

John Summerscales, C Hoppins, P Anstice, N Brooks, J Wiggers, D Yahathugoda, A Harper, C Wood and M Cooper, In-Mould Gel Coating for Resin Transfer Moulding, International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites, Belfast ~ Northern Ireland, 18-19 March 2009.

2007

AR Harper, J Summerscales and N Brooks, Production of composite mouldings, GB Patent Application 2432336, 2007.

2006

AM Cree, GW Weidmann and SV Hainsworth, Strain-energy method for determining residual stresses in anodized thin films, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishers: International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, 2006, 84(5), 246-251.

AM Cree and GW Weidmann, Fatigue crack growth in anodized aluminium alloys, International Conference on Advanced Marine Materials and Coatings, RINA, London, 22-23 February 2006.

2005

AM Cree and GW Weidmann, Residual stress determination in an anodized film, 11th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Halifax NS ~ Canada, 07-09 June 2005.

2004

AM Cree, Accelerated fatigue crack growth in high strength aluminium alloys, 4th International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS 4), Loughborough ~ UK, 22-24 June 2004.

2003

AM Cree, Film-assisted fatigue crack growth in anodised aluminium alloys, 10th Meeting on Naval Applications of Materials Technology, Canadian Armed Forces/DRDC, Halifax NS ~ Canada. 13-15 May 2003.