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After the Mystery of Rotary Lip Seals

07.02.2017 F. Xavier Borras 974 Views
Lip seals compete with mechanical face seals in sealing oil or grease in rotary shaft applications. Under certain running conditions both kinds of seals can be used however, the latter ones are generally used for […]
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Atomistic Tribology

Controlling friction of graphene

02.02.2017 Aydar Akchurin 516 Views
Graphene, a wonder just one atom thick material, shows incredible wear-resistance and super low friction levels. This behavior is ascribed to its low inter-layer shear properties and high normal load carrying capabilities. However, in many […]