Tribological system

A tribological system consists of the surfaces of two components that are in moving contact with one another and their surroundings. The type, progress and extent of wear are determined by the materials and finishes of the components, any intermediate materials, surrounding influences and operating conditions.

Tribological system

  • 1 Base object
  • 2 Opponent body
  • 3 Surrounding influences: Temperature, relative humidity, pressure
  • 4 Intermediate material: Oil, grease, water, Particlesl, contaminants
  • 5 Load
  • 6 Motion
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Oerlikon Balzers Coating AG
Iramali 18
9496 Balzers
Liechtenstein
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