Friction of surface films formed by decomposition of common lubricants of several types

Robert L. Johnson, Douglas Godfrey, Edmond E. Bisson
naca-tn-2076
Apr 1950


An experimental investigation was conducted to determine the effect on friction of films formed on steel surfaces by decomposition of common lubricants of several types. The films were formed by heating, in air, surfaces to which a thin film of fluid lubricant had been applied.

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