STP1145

    Adherence, Friction and Wear of Rubber-Like Materials

    Published: Jan 1992


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    Abstract

    The underlying mechanisms of the adherence and of the sliding and rolling friction of rubber-like materials are studied at a microscale level, by scrutinizing phenomena occuring inside both static and rolling or sliding contact areas between a single hard transparent spherical or cylindrical asperity and the smooth and flat surface of a soft elastomer sample. Various mechanisms have been studied such as equilibrium conditions and kinetics of adherence of different rigid punches, contact geometry and rolling friction force of a rigid cylinder, static friction, deformation and interfacial phenomena in sliding friction of a spherical asperity, influence of the radius of curvature of a blunt rigid asperity in sliding contact, stages of formation of re-attachment folds, conditions for the appearance of detachment waves, friction of silica filled compounds and the onset of wear.

    Keywords:

    elastomers, adherence, rupture mechanics, static friction, sliding friction, rolling friction, wear


    Author Information:

    Barquins, M
    Research Director, French Centre of the Scientific Research, ESPCI, Paris,


    Paper ID: STP15334S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G02.50

    DOI: 10.1520/STP15334S


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