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Materials

Effect of lubricant functional groups on tribological properties of epoxy/graphene composites
25/06/2024 - Enhancement of CO2 separation efficiency in mixed matrix membranes through zinc ion modified g?C3N4 nanosheets.AbstractThis study employed modified graphitic carbon nitride (g?C3N4) nanosheets and...
Investigation of the elevated temperature tribological property and wear mechanism of Fe?15Cu?0.8C materials containing Mo?coated MoS2 powders
28/05/2024 - In this work, MoS2 solid lubricant was introduced in the form of Mo?coated MoS2 powder, to enhance the antifriction properties of sintered ferrous antifriction materials (FAMs). The microstructure,...
Macroscale Ultradurable Anti?wear Achieved on Graphene?based Films via Multiphase Combination
15/05/2024 - Excellent anti?wear performance, high bearing capacity, and long service life are essential prerequisites for the reliability and durability of Si?based micro/nano device operation. To improve the...
Tribological Performance Study of Low-Friction PEEK Composites under Different Lubrication Conditions
27/04/2024 - This study introduces a low-friction composite based on PEEK to improve its friction and wear properties. The composite incorporates PTFE as a solid lubricant and utilizes PPTA as a reinforcing...
Improve the thermal properties of oil?loaded polysulfone microcapsules by optimizing copper layer for self?lubricating polyamide
27/04/2024 - Preparation process PAO@PSF/Cu microcapsules and tribological properties of PA6 composites.This work reports polymer/metal double?shell microcapsules with polysulfone (PSF) and copper as walls for...
Hydrophobic and Tribological Properties of Biomimetic Interfaces
24/04/2024 - Bionic interfaces have received much attention owing to their attractive hydrophobic and tribological potential. Although a great deal of research has been carried out on biomimetic nanostructures,...
Tribological Performance of a Paraffinic Base Oil Additive with Coated and Uncoated SiO2 Nanoparticles
25/04/2024 - Electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a technology that can replace internal combustion vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, it is necessary to develop novel low-viscosity...
Tribological Properties of Hard TiB2 Thin Films Prepared at Low Temperatures Using HiPIMS
16/04/2024 - Magnetron-sputtered WS2 composite thin films are solid lubricants with excellent performances. However, the low hardness of the WS2 thin films necessitates the further improvement of their wear...
Self?lubricating, Living Contact Lenses
07/04/2024 - The increasing prevalence of dry eye syndrome in aging and digital societies compromises long?term contact lens wear and forces users to regular eye drop instillation to alleviate discomfort. Here we...
Friction Reduction Achieved by Ultraviolet Illumination on TiO2 Surface
06/04/2024 - Controlling friction by light field is a low-cost, low-energy, non-polluting method. By applying ultraviolet light on the surface of photosensitive materials, the properties of the friction pairs or...
Theory of Chiral Electrodeposition by Micro-Nano-Vortexes under a Vertical Magnetic Field -2: Chiral Three-Dimensional (3D) Nucleation by Nano-Vortexes
31/03/2024 - The contributions of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) vortexes to chiral electrodeposition in a vertical magnetic field were theoretically examined based on the three-generation model of the 2D nucleus, 3D...
An Overview of the Non-Energetic Valorization Possibilities of Plastic Waste via Thermochemical Processes
22/03/2024 - The recovery and recycling/upcycling of plastics and polymer-based materials is needed in order to reduce plastic waste accumulated over decades. Mechanical recycling processes have made a great...
Design, optimization, and verification of self?lubricating ceramic tool microstructure by MC method
18/03/2024 - The computer?aided analysis of microstructure evolution during the sintering process of self?lubricating ceramic tools can unveil the underlying sintering mechanism and optimize experimental...
Investigation of Graphene Platelet-Based Dry Lubricating Film Formation in Tribological Contacts
18/03/2024 - Dry lubricants used in highly loaded rolling bearings are in the focus of current research. In previous studies, graphene platelets applied as dry lubricants on the surfaces of angular contact ball...
Analysis of Pollutants for the Sustainable Reuse of Waste Lubricant Oils
15/03/2024 - Nowadays, attention to the environment is increasingly emphasized by the scientific community. Different measures have been adopted to ensure a lower environmental impact and increase the...
Tribological Characterization of a Novel Ceramic–Epoxy–Kevlar Composite
12/03/2024 - This work aims to explore the effect of side load and rotational speed on the tribological behavior of a novel ceramic–epoxy composite in Kevlar matrix casing lining that is in contact...
Application of Raman Spectroscopy to Evaluate the Structure Changes of Lubricating Grease Modified with Montmorillonite after Tribological Tests
13/03/2024 - This study shows the experimental data obtained by Raman spectroscopy to evaluate the structural changes of vegetable lubricants modified with montmorillonite after tribological tests. The analysis...
Wear Reduction on the Roller–Shoe Mechanism at High Operation Loads
06/03/2024 - The roller–shoe mechanism is a classic mechanical assembly with an essential role in motion transmission. Common rail high-pressure pumps are an example of a complex assembly that uses...
A Segmented Calculation Method for Friction Force in Long-Distance Box Jacking Considering the Effect of Lubricant
04/03/2024 - In box jacking, injecting lubricant around the box is an essential method to reduce excessive friction forces caused by the interaction between the box and soil. This method introduces complexity to...
Understanding the effect of solid lubricants on scratch behavior in epoxy resins: An experimental and statistical approach
02/03/2024 - Effect of solid lubricant reinforcement on scratch performance of different epoxy resins.Epoxy resins inherently have low resistance to scratching. To increase the scratch resistance of epoxy resins,...
Correlation of Fabrication Methods and Enhanced Wear Performance in Nanoporous Anodic Aluminum Oxide with Incorporated Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) Nanomaterials
29/02/2024 - Wear performance is integral to component longevity, minimizing industrial waste and excess energy costs in a wide variety of applications. Anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) has many beneficial...