Tribofilm Growth
Advanced Materials

Zeroing in on ZDDP tribofilm growth

31.07.2017 tribonet 471 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 […]

ZDDP Tribofilm
Advanced Materials

ZDDP Tribofilm: Durability and Chemistry

01.03.2017 Aydar Akchurin 1,508 Views

The classical lubrication theory suggests the use of oil to reduce wear by the development of a thin separating lubricating film. However, the trends in the industry dictate miniaturization of the mechanical devices with a […]

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Advanced Materials

Triboelectricity – a big renewable energy source

12.12.2016 tribonet 1,871 Views

Tribo-electric effect is an effect of electricity generation, when two dissimilar materials come into contact and electrons migrate from one to another. Most of us have observed the tribo-electric effect in their life when rubbed […]

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Advanced Materials

Evolving friction of graphene

28.11.2016 Aydar Akchurin 617 Views

Two-dimensional materials are defined as substances with the thickness less than few nanometers. While there may exist around 500 of various 2D materials, the first discovered 2D material is graphene. Graphene is flexible, transparent, possesses […]