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Fine-grained microstructure could toughen protective coatings

Hard materials like chromium nitride are used as wear and corrosion protection coatings in a wide range of applications, including metal cutting. Now, ASTAR researchers have discovered exactly how such materials behave when used in high-stress situations, paving the way to producing even better coatings.
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