A Comparative Examination of the Friction Coefficient of two Different Sliding Bearing

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The aim of this research work is to investigate the sliding properties of the monotectic surface layers developed by a laser surface-treatment technology. The coatings-remelting technology has been chosen from the laser surface treatment methods. The surface of Al-Si alloy was coated with a lead layer by galvanizing, then the basic material and the surface layer were remelted together by using laser beam produced a monotectic Al- Pb surface layer. The structure of monotectic surface layer has been determined by means of a light microscope and scanning electron microscope. The sliding properties of the basic material (as cast, nearly eutectic Al-Si alloy), the Al-Si-Pb monotectic surface layer as well as the Al-Cu-Sn sliding bearing (Al-Cu matrix and Sn sliding layer) used in the gas industry have been investigated.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 473-474)

Edited by:

J. Gyulai

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471-476

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.473-474.471

Citation:

M. Svéda et al., "A Comparative Examination of the Friction Coefficient of two Different Sliding Bearing", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 473-474, pp. 471-476, 2005

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January 2005

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