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Compacted oxide layer glaze describes the often shiny, wear-protective layer of oxide formed when two metals (or a metal and ceramic) are slid against each other at high temperature in an oxygen-containing atmosphere. The layer forms on either or both the surfaces in contact and can protect against wear.

  • I.A. Inman. 2003. Compacted oxide layer formation under conditions of limited debris retention at the wear interface during high temperature sliding wear of superalloys. Ph.D. dissertation, Northumbria University. ISBN: 1-58112-321-3 (preview)

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