tribometer


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tribometer

[trī′bäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A device for measuring coefficients of friction, consisting of a loaded sled subject to a measurable force.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The evaluation was conducted on a 4-ball tribometer under antiwear (AW, ASTM D-4172) and extreme pressure (EP, ASTM D-2783) conditions.
Schematic representation of tribometer (1--dynamometer 2--test sample)
Muzzin, "Assessing friction response of nanoconcrete for rigid pavements using British pendulum tester and tribometer," in Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, USA, 2015.
A pin-on-disc type tribometer was used for measuring the frictional properties of the DLC coatings.
Ye, the changes in hair friction are detected via a highly sensitive sensor (tribometer), and measurement data is then converted into sounds through a proprietary algorithm (Soniphy).
Friction torque between the specimen and the counterspecimen was measured with use of a tribometer designed and manufactured in the Department of Agrotechnical Systems Engineering of West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin [13].
Wear: evaluated by pin-on-disk test according to ASTM G 99 (Conshohocken, 2014b) standard, in a tribometer TRB NANOVEA brand, using as contramaterial steel pin of 6 mm diameter and 71.4 RC hardness.
Rosen, "Frictional evaluation of thermally sprayed coatings applied on the cylinder liner of a heavy duty diesel engine: pilot tribometer analysis and full scale engine test," Wear, vol.