vacuum oil flow
Advanced Materials

Stability of vacuum oil in space

25.06.2018 tribonet 789 Views

A research team from the Research Institute of Mechanics, MSU together with a colleague from the Center of New Space Technologies, MAI described the behavior of a liquid sheet (vacuum oil) propagating in open space. […]

graphene lubricant
Atomistic Tribology

Near zero friction from nanoscale lubricants

23.02.2018 tribonet 120 Views

Visualized model of a superlubricity (low-friction) system: gold = nanodiamond particles; red = graphene nanoscroll; green = underlying graphene on silica; black = diamond-like carbon surface. Credit: Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory The Science […]

Bio Tribology

Lubricating industry naturally

09.05.2017 tribonet 310 Views

Sesame oil might make a viable and sustainable alternative to mineral oil as an industrial lubricant, according to research published in the International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology. Sabarinath Sankaran Nair, Kumarapillai Prabhakaran […]