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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 1252–1256 | Cite as

Friction and wear of rubber/epoxy composites

  • C. Lhymn
  • Y. Lhymn
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Abstract

The sliding wear rate and frictional coefficient of epoxy/rubber or epoxy/rubber/aluminium oxide composites were measured against themselves as a wear rate. The observed wear rate-sliding velocity data appear to be explicable by a recently proposed fatigue-shear model based on damage accumulation physics. The proposed equation seems to explain both dry and wet friction (water lubricant) environments. The microstructural features of a worn surface were examined using a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and related to the measured tribological data.

Keywords

Oxide Polymer Electron Microscope Scanning Electron Microscope Wear Rate 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Lhymn
    • 1
  • Y. Lhymn
    • 1
  1. 1.YOON TechnologyErieUSA

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