Accession Number : ADA288360

Title :   Information Compendium on Solid Film Lubricants.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Oct 92-31 Dec 93,

Corporate Author : TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s) : Seide, Tonie S. ; Purdy, Ellen M.

PDF Url : ADA288360

Report Date : NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This report has been prepared to aid in the investigation and development of environmentally compliant solid lubricants for future U.S. Army ground materiel lubricant needs. This paper covers the fundamentals of solid film lubricants and provides insight for basic research efforts being conducted. Topics discussed include the purpose, uses, formulation, application, and other factors which can influence the success or failure of thin film coatings applied to U.S. Army ground vehicle equipment

Descriptors :   *SOLID FILM LUBRICANTS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, THIN FILMS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, ARMY EQUIPMENT, PROTECTIVE COATINGS, GROUND VEHICLES, SOLID LUBRICANTS, COMBAT VEHICLES.

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE