Archive: April, 2019

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Apr
Importance of Friction Measurement during ASTM G65 Abrasion TestingIt is well known that both energy efficiency and productivity are critical for large scale industrial operations. Components such as molds and dies used in powder metallurgy industry and jaws, hoppers, chutes, ...

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Apr
DLC coating to neutralize fretting of dental implant componentsThe success of two-piece dental implants (Figure 1) is threatened by fretting occurring between the ceramic abutment and the titanium-based fixture. A wrong design could generate mismatches between surfaces and a poor ...

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Apr
Realistic shearing conditions using Extreme Load TribometerIn general, tribometers used in the labs have contacts largely scaled down compared to friction contacts in the real field conditions. It has resulted in several key advantages for the users including short test ...

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Apr
Airplanes are the safest mode of transportation. However, recent airplane crashes have raised several doubts about their safety. According to preliminary reports, recent airplane crashes may be related to pylons that were redesigned to accommodate the latest fuel-efficient gas turbine ...