Latest Friction Stories

2014-05-07 12:20:56

Seal will help vehicle manufacturers address CO2 challenges VIENNA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is presenting its revolutionary Levitex(®)

2014-04-29 20:24:58

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-07 12:22:11

Multi-disciplinary optimization approach is unique in the industry AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A reduced-friction gasoline engine mock up will be exhibited

2014-03-26 23:34:11

The Oil Hub.com is excited to announce that it will now be carrying NanoLub in stock, to better serve its customers.

2014-03-26 16:25:33

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westpak, Inc., a leading, independent third-party testing laboratory, announces the addition of Coefficient of Friction (COF) testing per ASTM

2014-03-08 23:03:10

RTP Company continues to strengthen its wear and friction compounds by introducing APWA Plus™ compounds - the latest advancement in its family of wear and friction acetal (POM) compounds.

2014-03-05 08:31:13

SCHENECTADY, New York, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, and formerly known as Ceram and

How Stick Insects Harness Friction To Grip Without Sticking
2014-02-19 11:18:56

When they’re not hanging upside down, stick insects don’t need to stick. In fact, when moving upright, sticking would be a hindrance: so much extra effort is required to ‘unstick’ again with every step.

2014-01-20 09:44:16

From the sleek hulls of racing yachts to Michael Phelps' shaved legs, most objects that move through the water quickly are also smooth.

Researchers Observe High Energy Losses In Vicinity Of Charge Density Waves
2013-12-16 07:29:11

An international team of researchers has observed a strong energy loss caused by frictional effects in the vicinity of charge density waves. This may have practical significance in the control of nanoscale friction. The results have been published in the scientific journal Nature Materials.

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