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White etching cracks

29.01.2018 tribonet 445 Views

Today, bearing failure due to rolling contact fatigue is generally a rare occurrence, and the final achieved service life of rolling bearings is usually well in excess of the calculated rating life. There are instances, […]

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Bio Tribology

Cartilage tribology: Slip sliding away

22.01.2018 tribonet 514 Views

Research sheds light on friction, lubrication and wear in cartilage 11:25 a.m., Aug. 24, 2015–Osteoarthritis, which affects some 27 million people in the U.S. alone, occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones […]

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Keeping the Wind in Your Sails

19.07.2017 tribonet 2,597 Views

  Just like any mechanical device, a wind energy system needs timely, appropriate lubrication in order to function reliably and predictably. Wind turbines routinely withstand extremely demanding conditions: vibration, high mechanical loads, contamination and moisture […]