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      Mechanical properties; tribology performance; wear mechanism; POM/graphite/Ekonol composite.

    • Abstract


      POM/graphite/Ekonol composites were prepared by the Torque Rheometer mixing and compression molding, and their hardness, compressive and impact strengths have been tested. The tribology behaviour was also investigated by the friction and wear experiment. The worn surface of the composite was studied by SEM technique, and on its basis, the wear mechanism was analysed. Results show that it was possible to prepare POM/graphite/Ekonol composites of high tribology performance and good mechanical properties by the Torque Rheometer mixing and compression molding. With the rise of Ekonol content, the wear mechanism was changed from adhesion plus plough to fatigue wear plus abrasive wear.

    • Author Affiliations


      Chun-Guang Long1 Wen-Xian Liu1 Xia-Yu Wang1

      1. Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Chemistry Institution, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, Hunan 411200, P.R.China
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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