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ASM Handbook

Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology

Edited by
George E. Totten
George E. Totten
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ASM International
Volume
18
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-192-4
Publication date:
2017
Book Chapter

Lubrication Strategies for Extreme Environments

By
Gary Doll
Gary Doll
The University of Akron
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Published:
2017
Page range:
213 - 219
Publication history
November 21, 2017

Abstract

Strategies for the lubrication of mechanical systems operating in extreme environments must exclude the liquid lubricants and greases and rely on alternative methods of lubrication, such as gases and solids. This article provides a survey of some of the more effective alternative methods of lubrication. It provides a discussion on the solid materials that have been most commonly used as lubricants: carbon-base materials, transition metal dichalcogenides, polymers, and soft metals.

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Gary Doll, 2017. "Lubrication Strategies for Extreme Environments", Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology, George E. Totten

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