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Title:Design of Polymer Composites With Improved Adhesion and Wear Properties
Author(s):Zhang, Jing
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Economy, James
Department / Program:Materials Science and Engineering
Discipline:Materials Science and Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Materials Science
Abstract:In the third project, an 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone (NMP) solution of ATSP oligomer was cast on a metal surface. Tribological tests showed that when ZonylRTM was present as a third body during sliding, the ATSP system had low friction and much lower wear compared to a commercial PTFE based coating. TOF-SIMS analysis showed that ZonylRTM particles had migrated down into the coating at least 1.5 microm deep when the wear track was only 0.2 microm deep, which means that a ATSP and Zonyl RTM composite had formed due to pressure and sliding. It is believe that ATSP with ZonylRTM coating system has very promising prospects for use as a soft protective coating for tribological applications.
Issue Date:2008
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:147 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/82836
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3347569
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2008


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