Dry friction of microstructured polymer surfaces inspired by snake skin

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Martina J. Baum; Lars Heepe; Elena Fadeeva; Stanislav N. Gorb;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Beilstein-Institut
  • Journal: Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology,volume 5,pages1,091-1,103 (issn: 2190-4286, eissn: 2190-4286)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15488/4591, doi: 10.3762/bjnano.5.122, pmc: PMC4143125
  • Subject: polymer | Mechanical interlocking | microstructure | TP1-1185 | Nanoscience | Anisotropy | Frictional coefficients | Frictional properties | biomimetics | Physics | Nanotechnology | snake skin | dry friction | Polymers | Frictional anisotropy | Surface microstructures | Technology | Tribology | Friction | Structure dimensions | Q | Full Research Paper | T | Science | Chemical technology | Epoxy resins | Snake skins | QC1-999
    • ddc: ddc:540 | ddc:620

Summary The microstructure investigated in this study was inspired by the anisotropic microornamentation of scales from the ventral body side of the California King Snake (Lampropeltis getula californiae). Frictional properties of snake-inspired microstructured polymer ... View more