Tribology & Lubrication Technology
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This issue of the digital TLT is sponsored by Bruker.
Flat sales forecasted for global industrial oils and grease
Growth opportunities will come from synthetics, OEM tie-ups and value-added services.
20 Minutes With Anirudha V. Sumant
This materials scientist with Argonne National Laboratory develops energy-efficient systems based on novel carbon materials.
Too many government policies are based on good intentions but poor conception and execution.
Introduction to detergents
An in-depth look at types, chemistries, functions and properties.
Oil analysis past and future
Each milestone paves the way for advancements in sampling techniques, data analyses and timeliness of reporting.
2016 TFC ABSTRACT HIGHLIGHTS
Effect of Hydrogen and Oxygen Partial Pressure on the Tribochemistry of Silicon Oxide-Containing Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon
By F. Mangolini, K.D. Koshigan, M.H. Van Benthem, J.A. Ohlhausen, J.B. McClimon, J. Hilbert, J. Fontaine and R.W. Carpick
TECH BEAT I
How will the growing use of plug-in electric vehicles affect the power grid?
A new model based on a bottom-up approach quantifies consumer energy-use behavior and real-world vehicle usage.
TECH BEAT II
Converting shale gas into hydrocarbon fuels
A new catalyst activates carbon-hydrogen bonds under viable operating conditions.
TECH BEAT III
Hydrogen generation using a ruthenium-based catalyst
Introduction of graphene into the ruthenium-carbon nitride nanocomposite produced a sandwich structure that facilitated the splitting of water.
Describe the most difficult sealing application you faced and how you solved it.