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Experimental Investigation of Friction Coefficient and Wear Rate of Composite Materials Sliding Against Smooth and Rough Mild Steel Counterfaces

M.A. Chowdhury; D.M. Nuruzzaman; B.K. Roy; S. Samad; R. Sarker; A.H.M. Rezwan;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Tribology in Industry, volume 35, issue 4, pages 286-296 (issn: 0354-8996, eissn: 2217-7965, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Kragujevac
Abstract
In the present study, friction coefficient and wear rate of gear fiber reinforced plastic (gear fiber) and glass fiber reinforced plastic (glass fiber) sliding against mild steel are investigated experimentally. In order to do so, a pin on disc apparatus is designed and fabricated. Experiments are carried out when smooth or rough mild steel pin slides on gear fiber and glass fiber disc. Experiments are conducted at normal load 10, 15 and 20 N, sliding velocity 1, 1.5 and 2 m/s and relative humidity 70%. Variations of friction coefficient with the duration of rubbing at different normal loads and sliding velocities are investigated. Results show that friction coe...
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free text keywords: Friction coefficient, Wear rate, Gear fiber, Glass fiber, Mild steel, Normal load, Sliding velocity, lcsh:Mechanical engineering and machinery, lcsh:TJ1-1570
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