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Analysis of wear mechanism in TPU-steel contact pair by means of long stroke tribometer tests

Martinez, Francisco Javier and Canales, Margarita and Alcalà, Noelia and Jiménez, Miguel Angel and Yahiaoui, Malik and Ural, Aydemir Güralp and Paris, Jean-Yves and Delbé, Karl and Denape, Jean Analysis of wear mechanism in TPU-steel contact pair by means of long stroke tribometer tests. (2012) In: LubMat'12, 6 June 2012 - 8 June 2012 (Bilbao, Spain).

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A complete wear characterisation of a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) sliding against steel is presented. Wear tests were performed using a long stroke tribometer under sliding reciprocating movement and dry conditions. The dependence of some of the most significant parameters was studied. Before and after wear tests, complementary observations, analyses and measurements were also performed on both contacting materials. These various characterisations involved weight loss of TPU, physico-chemical and thermo- mechanical analyses of TPU, included topographical measurements and morphological observations of worn surfaces of contacting pairs and calculations of the temperature rise generated by friction.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to Lubmat congress editor.
HAL Id:hal-00975198
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Other partners > Instituto Tecnologico de Aragon - ITA (SPAIN)
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Franco-spanish cooperation performed by the Interreg IVA RICAT+ and supported by FEDER funds
Deposited On:28 Aug 2013 06:57

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