Ingram Tribology Launch Event

Ingram Tribology – Launch Event

06.08.2018 tribonet 47 Views

A launch event of a new company – Ingram Tribology. The company is set with a mission to provide short term/high impact consultancy and training. With the push for more efficient and reliable machines, the […]

earthquake friction
Tribology News

Study yields a new scale of earthquake understanding

01.08.2018 tribonet 58 Views

Nanoscale knowledge of the relationships between water, friction and mineral chemistry could lead to a better understanding of earthquake dynamics, researchers said in a new study. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign used […]

Controllable surface texture
Advanced Materials

A multifunctional, multiscale, reconfigurable surface

31.07.2018 tribonet 55 Views

Composite surface has features that can move microparticles, mix droplets, repel biofilms and more [embedded content] An international team of researchers, led by Harvard University, have developed a dynamic surface with reconfigurable topography that can […]

Advanced Materials

A Novel Method to Grow Elastic Diamonds

25.07.2018 [email protected] 42 Views

Diamonds is the strongest naturally occurring material on Earth. It is also renowned for its incomparable properties, such as high stiffness, exceptional thermal conductivity, high chemical resistance, and high optical transparency. Although these remarkable properties […]

grease in space
Tribology News

Grease in space

23.07.2018 tribonet 124 Views

An illustration of the structure of a greasy carbon molecule, set against an image of the galactic centre, where this material has been detected. Carbon is represented as gray spheres and hydrogen as white spheres. […]

Advanced Materials

Tiny brushes to control lubricity

19.07.2018 tribonet 152 Views

A type of molecular surface thought to be extremely slippery may not stay that way under all conditions, according to new UChicago and Argonne research in Science. The study by scientists from the Institute for […]