Formation of sulfide films on steel and effect of such films on static friction

Erva C. Levine, Marshall B. Peterson
naca-tn-2460
Sep 1951


Experimental studies were conducted to evaluate the formation, under transient temperature conditions, of sulfide films on heated steel specimens immersed in solutions of free sulfur in cetane and to establish the necessary sulfide-film thickness for effective lubrication under static-friction conditions.

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