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Dry wear of al-graphite particle composites

Biswas, SK and Pramila Bai, BN (1981) Dry wear of al-graphite particle composites. In: WearWear, 68 (3). pp. 347-358.

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Abstract

Under lubricated conditions, Al-graphite particle composite is a good antiseizure bearing and antifriction material possessing properties which inhibit excessive temperature rise in bearings. The present study characterizes the dry wear properties of the composite. The dry wear characteristics of the Al-(2.7%–5.7% graphite particle) (50–200μm) composite were found to deteriorate with the addition of graphite, load and sliding distance. Both micro structural and microhardness studies of the worn subsurfaces and analysis of wear debris show that the reductions in strength and ductility of the composite due to graphite addition are the most likely causes of deterioration in the wear properties of the composite.

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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2010 06:45
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/23600

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