Sliding experiments of steels in gaseous hydrogen

J. Sugimura, B. Ono, M. Hashimoto, H. Tanaka, Y. Yamamoto

    研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

    4 被引用数 (Scopus)


    An exploratory study of friction and wear of steels and iron in hydrogen are made. A new experimental rig is developed to conduct three balls on disk type tests in hydrogen, with or without lubrication. Sliding tests are conducted with several different materials including carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel and hardened bearing steel, in hydrogen, nitrogen and air. Mineral base oils are used as lubricants. Experimental results demonstrate that effects of hydrogen are not straightforward but depend on combination of the ball and disk materials. Austenitic steels exhibit higher friction and wear in hydrogen than in nitrogen and air. Hardened bearing steel, which is used as a ball specimen material throughout the tests, shows higher friction and wear in air, which has presumably affected friction and wear of counterpart materials.

    ジャーナルTribology and Interface Engineering Series
    出版ステータス出版済み - 2005

    !!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • 材料力学
    • 機械工学
    • 表面および界面
    • 表面、皮膜および薄膜


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