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"Break-away" friction for PTFE-based composites
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Machine Elements.
2008 (English)In: Lubricants, materials and lubrication engineering: 16th International Colloquium Tribology; January 15 - 17, 2008 in Stuttgart/Ostfildern, Germany / [ed] Wilfried J. Bartz, Ostfildern: Techn. Akad. Esslingen , 2008Conference paper, Meeting abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The use of polymer composites as facing materials in hydrodynamic thrust bearings gives performance benefits in terms of temperature distribution and friction losses. A study was carried out to investigate the break-away friction encountered during the transition phase (acceleration) under initial start-up from stationary state to full operational speed. This was examined for a series of commercially available PTFE-based composites. The lubricant used was a mineral oil. Best performance in terms of relative friction and wear was found for a carbon filled PTFE composite material. This is an abstract of a paper presented at the 16th International Colloquium Tribology Lubricants Materials and Lubrication Engineering (Stuttgart/Ostfildern, Germany 1/15-17/2008).

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Ostfildern: Techn. Akad. Esslingen , 2008.
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Machine Elements
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-37383Local ID: b6395ae3-de06-4571-9300-5fc94ecabae9OAI: diva2:1010881
International Colloquium Tribology : 15/01/2008 - 17/01/2008
Godkänd; 2008; Bibliografisk uppgift: CD-ROM; 20110210 (andbra)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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