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Standardization, repeatability, convenience, short testing time, and simple measuring and ranking techniques are desirable in wear and erosion tests. This article provides a brief review of the wear testing methods and wear and erosion test equipment. General elements of a wear test, namely, simulation, acceleration, specimen preparation, control, measurement, and reporting, are reviewed.

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1994. "Overview of Wear and Erosion Testing of Coatings", Surface Engineering, C.M. Cotell, J.A. Sprague, F.A. Smidt, Jr.

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