The modular tribometer for the investigation of adequacy of friction parameters under orbital flight and land laboratory conditions

1Frolov, GA, 2Gamulya, GD, 1Kolotilo, AD
1I.N. Frantsevich Institute for Material Science Problems, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2B.I. Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering, NAS of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2010, 16 ;(2):49-57
Publication Language: Russian
We investigated the friction unit of the «disk-indentor» modular tribometer for the determination of tribotechnical characteristics of antifrictional materials in the orbital flight conditions and during the simulation of space factor effect. It is shown that the proposed design for the friction unit enables us to estimate the gravity influence on the friction factor of some antifrictional materials in land laboratory conditions.
Keywords: antifrictional materials, friction parameters, modular tribometer
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