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Tribology Letters

, 67:87 | Cite as

Influence of Frictional Interface State on Tribological Performance of Sintered Polycrystalline Diamond Sliding Against Different Mating Materials

  • Wenbo Qin
  • Yaoyao Liu
  • Wen YueEmail author
  • Chengbiao WangEmail author
  • Guozheng Ma
  • Haidou Wang
Original Paper
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Abstract

Understanding the evolution of frictional interface state is of great significance to the effective design of antifriction and wear resistance properties at macro-scale contact, which plays an important role in the whole tribological performance. The trigological behavior of the sintered polycrystalline diamond (PCD) sliding against different mating materials was evaluated under dry nitrogen (N2) environment. The coefficients of friction (COF) and wear rates of the PCD were diverse due to the various formations of transferflim and filling effects across sliding interfaces, which is dependent on the mating materials. Additionally, the Raman measurements demonstrate that the carbon rehybridization (sp3 to sp2) process occurred accompanying with the formation of carbonaceous transferfilm during sliding. The effects of antifriction transferfilm formations and filling on the enhanced tribological performance of PCD at macro-scale contact were highlighted.

Keywords

Polycrystalline diamond Transferfilm formation Carbon rehybridization Filling effects Enhanced tribological performance 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51875537, 41572359, 51375466), Beijing Natural Science Foundation (3172026, 3182032), Beijing Nova Program (Z171100001117059) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2652018112).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering and TechnologyChina University of Geosciences (Beijing)BeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Zhengzhou InstituteChina University of Geosciences (Beijing)ZhengzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Zhengzhou Institute of Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral ResourcesChinese Academy of Geological SciencesZhengzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.National Key Lab for RemanufacturingAcademy of Armored Forces EngineeringBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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