Latest Friction Stories

Image 1 - Earthquakes Generate Big Heat In Super-small Areas
2011-10-14 07:18:02

Most earthquakes that are seen, heard, and felt around the world are caused by fast slip on faults.

2011-09-15 16:30:00

A curable silicone coating promotes ease of cleaning and decreases tack Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 NuSil Technology LLC (http://www.nusil.com),

2011-06-07 09:45:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simrit today announced that it will showcase its material and coating innovations that address abrasion and friction issues in critical aerospace applications during the 49th International Paris Air Show.

2011-04-25 11:54:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To better meet customer needs for more robust seals, Simrit has developed an advanced surface treatment process to improve seal function and service life.

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Internationally Recognized Certification Measures Consistency in Process, Procedure and Quality Performance in Manufacture of Friction Materials Akron, OH (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 GMP Friction Products, a world leader manufacturing powdered metal friction products for clutch plates and brake pads, recently received certification for ISO 9001:2008.

2011-03-02 13:06:50

Guojun Liu has discovered a way to use nanotechnology to reduce friction in automobile engines and machines.

2011-03-01 05:18:00

WALTON, Ky., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mach III Clutch, Inc. announces new spring engaged industrial friction clutches for torque transmission in the absence of air pressure or during power-off conditions.

2011-01-06 07:30:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After leading the automotive industry in designing and producing wet friction materials for more than 50 years, BorgWarner's advanced technologies are gaining customers in the agricultural and construction market.

2010-12-15 00:00:45

To help individuals and companies avoid products that decrease the slip resistance of their floors, the NFSI has instituted a “real world” certification program to determine if products maintain floors according to the ANSI definition of “High Traction”. Southlake, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Through our own experience and common sense we know that floors are more slippery when they are wet.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.