antifriction material

antifriction material

[‚an·tē′frik·shən mə′tir·ē·əl]
(engineering)
A machine element made of Babbitt metal, lignum vitae, rubber, or a combination of a soft, easily deformable metal overlaid on a hard, resistant one.
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The structure and properties of an antifriction material, produced by pressing powder of nickel-plated graphite V.
During the last three decades the friction losses were decreased due to increased quality of lubricants, new low viscosity oils, higher manufacturing quality of friction surfaces, new and affordable antifriction materials, commercial production of metal-ceramic.