The effect of hexagonal boron nitride additive on the effectiveness of grease-based lubrication of a steel surface
Pawlak, Zenon, Kaldonski, Tadeusz, Lisewski, Michal, Urbaniak, Wieslaw, & Oloyede, Adekunle (2012) The effect of hexagonal boron nitride additive on the effectiveness of grease-based lubrication of a steel surface. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, 64(2), p. 84.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the sliding and the vibrating fretting tests mechanism of h-BN micro-particles when used as a lubricating grease-2 additive.
Design/methodology/approach: The fretting tests were conducted on steel/steel contacts using both vibrating fretting apparatus and the shaftsleeve slide fitted tester. The wear scars were characterized with profilometry. The tribological properties of grease-2 compounded with h-BN additive were also compared to those obtained for the commercial product Militec-4.
Findings: The experiment showed significant differences between the results obtained from the vibrating fretting and the shaft-sleeve sliding fitted tests. Adding h-BN to the lubricant leads to a better performance in the shaft-sleeve slide regime than in the steel/steel vibrating test condition.
Originality/value: The results of the experimental studies demonstrate the potential of h-BN as an additive for preventing fretting sliding, and can very useful for further application of compound grease-2 with h-BN additive in industrial equipment.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Steel, Lubrication, Additives, Friction, Fretting, Grease|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||05 Apr 2012 11:51|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2012 11:51|
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