WJNSE  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2012
Friction and Wear of Polymer Composites Filled by Nano-Particles: A Review
ABSTRACT
Composites formed by adding nano-scale particles to a polymer matrix results in improving electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of the composite. Good tribological properties can be obtained for polymers filled with nano-scale fillers compared to that filled with micro-scale particles. The friction and wear resistance of these composites is found to increase with increasing filler concentration. It is also possible to use multi-functional fillers to develop high performance composites which cannot be achieved by using a single filler.

Cite this paper
A. Aly, E. Zeidan, A. Alshennawy, A. El-Masry and W. Wasel, "Friction and Wear of Polymer Composites Filled by Nano-Particles: A Review," World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 32-39. doi: 10.4236/wjnse.2012.21006.
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