Significant Reduction of the Friction and Wear of PMMA Based Composite by Filling with PTFE
AbstractPolytetrafluoroethylene/Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PTFE/PMMA) composite was prepared by mixing PTFE into PMMA matrix which synthesized by the PMMA powder mixture and methyl methacrylate (MMA) liquid mixture. The effects of the filling mass ratio of PTFE and powder/liquid (P/L) ratio on the friction and wear properties of PTFE/PMMA composites against bearing steel were studied by a ball-on-disk tribometer. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) were used to characterize the synthesis of PTFE/PMMA composite. The shore hardness and glass transition temperature (Tg) were obtained respectively by shore hardness tester and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). The results show that the friction coefficient and wear rate of PMMA based composite, comparing with the unfilled PMMA, can be significantly reduced by filling with PTFE. With the increasing of PTFE filling mass ratio, the wear rate of PTFE/PMMA composite increases. The friction coefficient and wear rate of the unfilled PMMA and PTFE/PMMA composite generally decrease with the P/L ratio increasing. The main wear mechanism of the unfilled PMMA is adhesive wear. While the main wear mechanisms of PTFE/PMMA composites are fatigue wear and abrasive wear. View Full-Text
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Gu, D.; Zhang, L.; Chen, S.; Song, K.; Liu, S. Significant Reduction of the Friction and Wear of PMMA Based Composite by Filling with PTFE. Polymers 2018, 10, 966.
Gu D, Zhang L, Chen S, Song K, Liu S. Significant Reduction of the Friction and Wear of PMMA Based Composite by Filling with PTFE. Polymers. 2018; 10(9):966.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gu, Dapeng; Zhang, Longxiao; Chen, Suwen; Song, Kefeng; Liu, Shouyao. 2018. "Significant Reduction of the Friction and Wear of PMMA Based Composite by Filling with PTFE." Polymers 10, no. 9: 966.
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