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This article focuses on friction and wear as they relate to polymeric materials, covering friction and wear applications for polymeric materials. The discussion covers the causes and mechanisms of friction, wear, and lubrication; different test methods developed to simulate friction and wear mechanisms; and friction and wear test data used for polymeric materials.

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Friction and Wear Testing, Characterization and Failure Analysis of Plastics, Edited By Steven Lampman, ASM International, 2003, p 259–266,

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