Effective lubrication range for steel surfaces boundary lubricated at high sliding velocities by various classes of synthetic fluids

Robert L. Johnson, Max A. Swikert, Edmond E. Bisson
naca-tn-2846
Dec 1952


synthetic lubricants are necessary to satisfy the physical property requirements for future lubricants of aircraft turbine engines. Boundary lubrication data on the synthetic fluids are rather limited; consequently, the effects of a wide range of sliding velocities on boundary lubrication were studied.

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