hydrogen embrittlement
Advanced Materials

Hydrogen embrittlement in high-strength steels

25.05.2018 tribonet 290 Views
Manufacturers of vehicle and machine components often use high-strength steels to save material in lightweight construction and for crash-relevant structural components that require exceptionally high durability. When welding these components, various factors may lead to […]
A new manufacturing process produces strips of graphene, at large scale, for use in membrane technologies and other applications.
Advanced Materials

A graphene roll-out

23.05.2018 tribonet 72 Views
Scalable manufacturing process spools out strips of graphene for use in ultrathin membranes. MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene. The team’s results are the first demonstration […]
This scanning electron microscope image shows ultrafine diamond needles (cone shapes rising from bottom) being pushed on by a diamond tip (dark shape at top). These images reveal that the diamond needles can bend as much as 9 percent and still return to their original shape.
Advanced Materials

How to bend and stretch a diamond

18.05.2018 tribonet 108 Views
The brittle material can turn flexible when made into ultrafine needles, researchers find. Diamond is well-known as the strongest of all natural materials, and with that strength comes another tightly linked property: brittleness. But now, […]
tribology journal
Tribology News

An Open Access Tribology journal is launched

14.05.2018 tribonet 289 Views
Chief Editors Professor Valentin Popov and Dr. Roman Pohrt will foster multidisciplinary knowledge exchanges on tribology — a subject integral to any system with moving parts. Tribology — the study of friction and wear — […]
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US Base Oils and Lubricants Summit

11.05.2018 tribonet 22 Views
When: 22.08.2018 – 23.08.2018 all-day
Where: Des Moines, IA, USA

US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit will be taking place in Des Moines, IA on 22nd – 23rd of August, 2018. The two day event will bring together professionals across the lubricant supply chain to […]