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Category: Scratch Testing Tribology

 

High Temperature Tribology

High Temperature Scratch Hardness Using Tribometer

Materials are selected based on the service requirements. For applications involving significant temperature changes and thermal gradients, it is critical to investigate the mechanical properties of materials at high temperatures to be fully aware of the mechanical limits. Materials, especially polymers, usually soften at high temperatures. A lot of mechanical failures are caused by creep deformation and thermal fatigue taking place only at elevated temperatures. Therefore, a reliable technique for measuring high temperature scratch hardness is in need to ensure proper selection of the materials for high temperature applications.

High Temperature Scratch Hardness Using Tribometer

 

Scratch Hardness Measurement Using Tribometer

In this study, the Nanovea Tribometer is used to measure the scratch hardness of different metals. The
capacity of performing scratch hardness measurement with high precision and reproducibility makes
Nanovea Tribometer a more complete system for tribological and mechanical evaluations.

Scratch Hardness Measurement Using Tribometer

Wear Testing Glass With Acoustic Emissions Monitoring

The wear behavior of three types of glass (Regular glass, Galaxy S3 glass and Sapphire coated glass) is compared in a controlled and monitored manner using the Nanovea Tribometer equipped with an AE detector. In this study, we would like to show the application of AE detection during wear and its correlation with the evolution of coefficient of friction (COF).

Wear Testing Glass With Acoustic Emissions Monitoring

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