Thinning films and design of lubricated components - A state-of-the-art report from Japan

Y. Kimura, T. Wakabayashi, J. Sugimura

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A brief survey is presented of the trends of reduction of lubricating film thickness in several components which has taken place in recent decades, and of the operation of certain components in the presence of extremely thin lubricating films from birth. New technologies are introduced which have been developed to ensure their successful operation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-377
Number of pages7
JournalTribology Series
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000


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