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Tribological Research

A wide range of tribological research may be conducted including:

  • Study of two- and three-body abrasive wear
  • Studies of Erosion Wear
  • Research into Tough Tribological Problems
  • Tribological research programs have been successfully conducted for:

    • Hardware Simulation
    • Comprehensive Oil Evaluation
    • Fundamental and Empirical Design Data
    • R&D Testing and Trouble Shooting
    • Standard Test Method Simulation
    • Qualification Test Method
COMMON TESTS PERFORMED ARE:
Test Type Independent Variable(s)

Plotted vs.

Load Capacity Contact Load Coefficient of Friction
Traction vs. Slip Slide to Roll Ratio Coefficient of Friction
Performance Map Rolling Velocity / Sliding Velocity Coefficient of Friction
Temperature vs. Traction Contact Temperature Coefficient of Friction
Film Thickness Rolling Velocity Film Thickness

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