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Wear characteristics and bearing performance of aluminium-mica particulate composite material

Nath, Deo and Biswas, SK and Rohatgi, PK (1980) Wear characteristics and bearing performance of aluminium-mica particulate composite material. In: Wear, 60 (1). pp. 61-73.

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Abstract

Some tribological properties of a mica-dispersed Al-4%Cu-1.5%Mg alloy cast by a conventional foundry technique are reported. The effect of mica dispersion on the wear rate and journal bearing performance of the matrix alloy was studied under different pressures and under different interface friction conditions. The dispersion of mica was found (a) to increase the wear rate of the base alloy, (b) to decrease the temperature rise during wear and (c) to improve the ability of the alloy to resist seizure.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2010 06:03
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:40
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/22204

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