Keyword Index

This alphabetical index provides a link between a key word or term and relevant machines. The list does not include certain terms that apply to many different machines, for example, a term such as “adhesive wear”. For further guidance on selecting a machine for a given application, please contact Phoenix Tribology Ltd.

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

U

V

W

A

abrasion resistance
abrasive wear
acetabular cup
additive screening
adhesive wear
aerospace materials
artificial joints
autoclave fretting
automatic transmission fluids
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B

ball cratering test
ball on cylinder
ball on disc
ball on plate
bearing friction
bearing materials
bioengineering materials
block on ring
bore polish
boundary lubrication
brittle materials
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C

cam shaft materials
ceramics
clutch lubricants
clutch materials
coatings
compliant layers
composite materials
compressor materials
corrosion and wear
cosmetics
crankcase lubricants
crossed cylinder
cylinder liner materials
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D

delamination wear
dental materials
diesel fuel lubricity
diesel pump materials
draw bead
draw strip
drawing force
drawing lubricants
drilling muds
dry contact conditions
dry sand/rubber wheel
dry sand/steel wheel
dynamic friction
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E

elastohydrodynamic lubrication
elastomeric polymers
electro-chemical cell
elliptical contact
erosion
extreme pressure properties
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F

face seals
femoral head
forming lubricants
fretting
fretting wear
friction coefficient
friction materials
friction modifier
fuel lubricity
fuel rod
FZG test simulation
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G

galling
gas jet erosion
gear lubricants
gear materials
gear surface treatments
glove materials
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H

hard metals
hertzian contact
high pressure testing
high pressure water
high temperature testing
hip prostheses
humid conditions
hydraulic fluids
hydrodynamic lubrication
hydrogen environment
hypoid gear lubricants
hysteresis
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I

impact sliding
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J

journal bearing
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K

knee prostheses
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L

limited slip differential materials
low temperature testing
LPV testing
LVFA testing
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M

machine tool slideway lubricants
marine bearings
marine lubricants
materials handling
metal matrix composites
micro-scale abrasion
micro-welding
mild wear
mining applications
multi-function
multi-station
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N

non-ferrous materials
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O

oscillating contact
oxidative wear
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P

paint films
pin on disc
pin on plate
pin on vee block
piston ring groove
piston ring materials
piston skirt materials
pitting
plain bearings
plain bearing materials
plastic deformation
plastic sheet
plastics
powder metallurgy
polymers
potentiostat
prosthetic hip joints
prosthetic joint materials
PV diagrams
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R

rail friction
rail-wheel interface
reciprocating seals
reciprocating sliding
refrigerant lubricants
ring and liner
roller bead
rolling bearing materials
rolling contact
rolling contact fatigue
rolling element bearing
rolling four ball
rolling line contact
rolling mill
rubber materials
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S

Schallamach waves
scuffing
self-lubricating materials
severe oxidative wear
shear stability test
shoe material
skin friction
sliding four ball
sliding line contact
sliding rolling contact
sliding rolling line contact
slurry abrasion
soft materials
space applications
spiral orbit tribometer
static friction
stick-slip
stribeck curve
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T

taper roller bearing
three body abrasion
thrust washer
torque converter components
traction coefficient
traction curve
traction fluids
tribo-corrosion
two body abrasion
tyre materials
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U

UHMWPE
ulta high vacuum
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V

valve impact
valve recession
valve seat materials
valve stem materials
vane pump
VI improvers
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W

wear by hard particles
wear coefficient
wear mapping
wet sand abrasion
white etching cracks
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