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IJAT Vol.12 No.4 pp. 603-610
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2018.p0603
(2018)

Paper:

Friction Reduction by Micro-Textured Surfaces in Lubrication

Yue Sun*,†, Keita Shimada*, Shaolin Xu**, Masayoshi Mizutani*, and Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa*

*Tohoku University
6-6-01 Aramaki-Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan

Corresponding author

**South University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Received:
November 11, 2017
Accepted:
May 11, 2018
Online released:
July 3, 2018
Published:
July 5, 2018
Keywords:
textured surface, friction reduction, lubrication, ultraprecision diamond cutting
Abstract

Experimental investigations were carried out to verify if the friction reduction in lubrication can be expanded by a textured surface with sawtooth riblets. Sawtooth riblets were formed by ultraprecision diamond cutting, with a ridge angle of about 60°–90° and height of about 20–50 μm on the contact surface. Six types of textured surfaces with different ridge angles, heights, and sliding directions were tested and compared with the untextured surface. The tribological tests were conducted by a flat-on-flat tribometer in lubrication. The effects of the ridge angle, height, and relative sliding direction on the friction coefficient in lubrication were reported.

Cite this article as:
Y. Sun, K. Shimada, S. Xu, M. Mizutani, and T. Kuriyagawa, “Friction Reduction by Micro-Textured Surfaces in Lubrication,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.12, No.4, pp. 603-610, 2018.
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