Publication: Research - peer-review › Conference article – Annual report year: 2012
The sizeable increase in metal forming friction at micro scale, due to the existence of size effects, constitutes a barrier to the realization of industrial micro forming processes. In the quest for improved frictional conditions in micro scale forming operations, friction tests are applied to qualify the tribological performance of the particular forming scenario. In this work the application of a simulative sliding friction test at micro scale is studied. The test setup makes it possible to measure the coefficient of friction as a function of the sliding motion. The results confirm a sizeable increase in the coefficient of friction when the work piece size is scaled down. © (2012) Trans Tech Publications.
|Journal||Key Engineering Materials|
|Conference||15th International ESAFORM Conference on Materials Forming|
|Period||14-03-12 → 16-03-12|
|Citations||Web of Science® Times Cited: 0|
- Lubrication, Metal forming, Microfabrication, Tribology, Friction, Micro forming, Friction, Size effects
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