Advanced Materials

Predicting the limits of friction

28.04.2017 tribonet
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Normally, bare metal sliding against bare metal is not a good thing. Friction will destroy pistons in an engine, for example, without lubrication. Sometimes, however, functions require metal on metal contact, such […]
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3-D-Printable Implants May Ease Damaged Knees

20.04.2017 tribonet
To demonstrate how their 3-D-printable, cartilage-mimicking material might work, the researchers used a $300 3D printer to create custom menisci for a model of a knee. Photo credit: Feichen Yang A cartilage-mimicking material created by […]
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Micro-lubricant with mojo

20.04.2017 tribonet
People familiar with motorsports history will recognize names like Mauri Rose, Dyno Don Nicholson, Arnie Beswick and George DeLorean (brother of John Z., whose real claim to fame was the 1964 Pontiac GTO, not the […]