FRICTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF IF-WS(2) NANOPARTICLES IN SIMULATED ENGINE CONDITIONS


GÜLLAÇ B., Akalın Ö.

ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference, Tennessee, United States Of America, 19 - 21 October 2009, pp.261-263 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Tennessee
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.261-263

Abstract

The effect of inorganic fullerene-like (IF) WS(2) nanoparticles added to mineral oil which has a potential to reduce engine friction was investigated using a reciprocating piston ring - cylinder bore bench test system. The test system simulates actual engine conditions controlling oil temperature, speed, and normal load. Frictional characteristics of various IF-WS(2) nanoparticle concentrations in mineral oil were experimentally analyzed.