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tribometer

(traɪˈbɒmətə)
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(General Engineering) an instrument used to estimate rubbing friction
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The N3 represents the third generation of Nanovea's three testing product lines, which include M3 mechanical testers, P3 profilometers, and T3 tribometers.
Smith has reviewed and analyzed the tribometers used by slip-resistance practitioners and recommended the portable British Pendulum Tester, the subject of an ASTM standard (ref.
This testing used a pin-on-disk tribometer and styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) as the elastomeric material.
tribometers (Four-ball (G,I), Sliding, rolling, controlled Cone-three Ball (G), Ball-on- ratio of rolling/sliding Plate (I), Three Cylinder-Cone conditions.
Marpet, Medoff, and Besser used logistic regression to characterize this function for tribometers (Medoff, et al.
CSM Instruments offers a wide range of instruments and testing services for surface mechanical properties characterization, including: nano and micro indentation (for hardness and modulus); Revetest, nano and micro scratch (thin film adhesion, fracture and deformation); Tribometers (high temperature/linear reciprocating options); and Calotest.
Introduction: Tribometers are mechanical instruments which purport to measure the slip resistance of walkway surfaces.
The experiments realised on specialized tribometers confirm that wear is predictable.
Equipment including tribometers to accurately measure the slipperiness of flooring tiles and marble and infrared cameras to identify "hot spots," that might indicate structural or system weaknesses are often employed.
CETR designs and manufactures custom and standard precision tribometers, with simultaneous measurements of friction, wear, adhesion, contact acoustic emission and resistance/capacitance.
The line contact was formed by using an Amsler tribometer which had like a friction sliding couple two rings in contact like in fig.