cartilage
Bio Tribology

Cartilage tribology: Slip sliding away

22.01.2018 tribonet 502 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 […]

Tribofilm Growth
Advanced Materials

Zeroing in on ZDDP tribofilm growth

31.07.2017 tribonet 329 Views

Models for the stress-activated growth of tribofilms from ZDDP were modified to include wear. TWO RECENT CUTTING EDGE ARTICLES reported on work that showed the growth rates of tribofilms from ZDDP were accelerated by contact […]

wear particle
Computational Tribology

Adhesive wear model: particle by particle

23.07.2017 tribonet 1,415 Views

10.07.17 – An EPFL study has deepened our understanding of the fine particles produced by adhesive wear. This breakthrough could lead to cost savings and environmental benefits. Adhesive wear occurs when two surfaces – such […]

Tribology News

Benefits of Hybrid Bearings in Severe Conditions

03.07.2017 tribonet 303 Views

Hybrid bearings, i.e., bearings with steel rings and bearing grade silicon nitride (Si3N4) rolling elements, have been increasingly used in applications operating in challenging environments [1-4] such as high-speed, oil-free air conditioning and refrigeration compressors, […]

Tribology Simulator

03.03.2017 Aydar Akchurin 10,277 Views

Tribology Simulator is a software for the simulation of the most common tribological contact – a contact of two surfaces in a sliding motion. Besides the macro geometry surfaces can have microgeometry or nanogeometry (roughness). […]