Archive: 2018

26

Nov
Application of friction and wear test methods in personal and health care research has delivered consumer friendly products and improved biomaterials. In this webinar, we will discuss such cases using examples like SHAVERS (failed soft coatings), SKIN CREAM (skin friction: ...

09

Nov
There are several manufacturing techniques like bending, deep drawing, drilling, grinding, milling, punching and cutting used for shaping metals. The productivity of any manufacturing process will depend on the tool life and surface integrity of the finished work piece. Therefore, ...

09

Nov
Polymers used in oils should remain stable during a range of rheological and tribological operating conditions. Unstable polymers in oils can reduce the operational efficiency (i.e. excavators used in mining) and increase friction and wear (i.e. gears and engine components). ...

11

Sep
On August 28th, 2018 Auburn University hosted their 6th annual Tribology and Lubrication Science Minor Symposium. The event featured a student research symposium, a poster presentation, a keynote seminar by Dr. Kyle Schulze, and much more.

11

Sep
Every four years, Ducom Instruments has the pleasure of attending one of the most impactful tribology conferences in the Asia-Pacific region: ASIATRIB. This year, we’re excited to announce that Ducom will be attending as a platinum sponsor! We couldn’t be ...

18

Jul
Since the advent of tribology, conflicting fundamental laws regarding the relationship that exists between friction and contact area in dry sliding condition have existed. For example, during the late 1400’s, Leonardo da Vinci found that the friction that exists between ...

10

Jul
High-temperature tribology is of particular importance in industries where operational efficiency is affected by the exposure of materials and tribological interfaces to elevated temperatures. Various factors like elastic modulus, thermal conductivity, hardness, thermo-mechanical fatigue, diffusion, grain structure and oxidation can ...

26

Jun
Tribology in MiningAn example of friction and wear process during extraction, materials handling, and material processing is shown in Figure 1. Damages to the materials used for drilling or digging are a result of impact, erosive and abrasive contact ...

26

Jun
This conference is an effort to provide open access to tribology research; to aid industries and academicians pushing the frontiers of material technologies and utilization of such technologies for a more sustainable world.

24

Apr
From now until August 31, 2018, we’ll be running complimentary AW triplicate tests using our new, state of the art Four Ball Tester. Send us your samples for testing and each week, we’ll let you know how your lubricants rank ...