Low temperature steel hardening
Advanced Materials

Low-temperature steel hardening – a new way

13.04.2018 tribonet 300 Views
EU-funded researchers developed a novel process for surface hardening of stainless steel that ensures high hardness with extraordinary corrosion and fatigue resistance properties. Stainless steel is the material of choice in various industries where corrosion […]
Advanced Materials

Remanufacturing bearings

09.04.2018 tribonet 300 Views
SKF has always recognized the importance of remanufacturing for heavy industries such as metals, mining, mineral processing and cement, pulp and paper, and marine. SKF has a large number of centres around the world that […]
laser development group
Advanced Materials

Shaping surface properties of metals with laser

28.03.2018 tribonet 300 Views
 In a laboratory at the University of Rochester, researchers are using lasers to change the surface of metals in incredible ways, such as making them super water-repellent without the use of special coatings, paints, or […]
Adhesion and friction of textured surfaces
Advanced Materials

Micro-texturing to control adhesion and sliding friction

12.03.2018 tribonet 300 Views
New theoretical model explains experimental measurement of the friction of liquid droplets sliding on micro-structured surfaces The wetting and adhesion characteristics of solid surfaces critically depend on their fine structures. However, until now, our understanding […]