abrasion resistance


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

abrasion resistance

[ə′brā·zhən rə′zis·təns]
(materials)
The ability of a surface to resist wearing due to contact with another surface moving with respect to it.

abrasion resistance

The ability of a surface to resist being worn away or to maintain its original appearance when rubbed with another object.
References in periodicals archive ?
Abrasion resistance testing suggests that traffic markings with 3 year durability could be achieved with a 15 wet mil line if a high durability latex binder was employed in the traffic marking paint formulation.
The advanced technology behind Nychem 1561X604--based on butadiene, acrylonitrile and styrene--also provides benefits such as high elongation and abrasion resistance.
The new NdPBR Buna Nd 22 EZ grade provides excellent properties in conveyor belting compounds due to the abrasion resistance and low rolling resistance that the high molecular weight offers, and the processing, which is critical for belts, is easier than with the Buna CB 22 grade (figure 1).
This result confirmed Aria as level 4 for abrasion resistance - the maximum that can be achieved in accordance with EN 388:2003.
UV rays break-down the molecular bonds of the paints polymer network, causing surface chalking, decreased abrasion resistance and discoloration -- leading to corrosion.
To assess the efficacy of the abrasion resistance test method, the ISP global skin care applications team evaluated a number of effective, water resistant polymers via two methods: the in vitro very-water-resistant test method and the in vitro abrasion resistance test method.
Building owners and managers must adhere to the provisions of the law and, in doing so, may face some unexpected challenges if the following criteria are not considered: selection of adhesives, abrasion resistance, stairwell construction, surface preparation, product durability, the use of MEA-approved products, installation experience and quality control.
The fabric features test-proven stain resistance and cleanability, plus superior abrasion resistance.
AlpenGrip, a proprietary polymer material with a slightly rubbery feel, is used in the palm for further waterproofing, abrasion resistance and flexibility.
He worked with rubber manufacturers to come up with a substance that would provide good friction for climbing and have high abrasion resistance.
The abrasion resistance of the material is improved over that of ADI and increases with increasing carbide content.
Improvements in these areas have led to enhanced abrasion resistance for such covers as Safir S," he said.