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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tribochemical concept of antifriction materials based on the tonnage produced polymer binders: Doctoral (candidate of tech sciences) dissertation research, Gomel
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.