Tribology News

White etching cracks

29.01.2018 tribonet 168 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 256 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 […]
Off-Highway Vehicles
General Topics

Oiling the Wheels in Off-Highway Vehicles

26.07.2017 tribonet 112 Views
A major concern for many maintenance engineers is off-highway equipment running low on lubricant. However, they often make a critical error when trying to solve the problem: they over-lubricate. This can be just as damaging […]
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Keeping the Wind in Your Sails

19.07.2017 tribonet 2,593 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 […]
sand castles
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Optimize friction to build the best sandcastles

22.06.2017 tribonet 89 Views
Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University Whether we prefer water sports or relaxing with a good book, the humble sandcastle is often a seaside must. But what’s the secret to building a majestic sandcastle that will […]