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Paper Tribology

06.04.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 580 Views 0
Paper, an essential commodity in our day to day life. The following articles describes how Tribology plays an important role in paper manufacturing industries. Friction in paper Friction coefficient is an important parameter in paper […]
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Ancient Tribology artifacts looted ??

13.03.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 948 Views 3
Today’s article is neither about advances in Tribology nor about its application, its about the beginning of Tribology. Everyone who has studied tribology via formal or informal education must be familiar with the image of […]
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Tribology in Abrasive Waterjets

07.02.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 961 Views 0
Waterjet machining can be referred to as a material removal process which uses a high velocity stream of water or a mixture of water and abrasives. Waterjet machining can be categorized into: [1][3] Pure water […]
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After the Mystery of Rotary Lip Seals

07.02.2017 F. Xavier Borras 638 Views 2
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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Tribology in metal forming

03.02.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 654 Views 4
Metal forming is a manufacturing process in which forces are applied on raw material such that stresses induced in the material are greater than yield stress and less than ultimate stress. The material experiences plastic […]
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Tribocatalysis: An overview

24.01.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 1282 Views 5
Catalysis A catalyst is a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction, but is not consumed by the reaction; hence a catalyst can be recovered chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction it has […]
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Triboluminescence: Light it up

18.01.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 1149 Views 2
The term triboluminescence was coined by Wiedemann in 1888 and it basically means light from friction. The term triboluminescence comes from the Greek word tribein (meaning to rub) and the Latin prefix lumin (meaning light). Triboluminescence […]