Tribology is the study of friction, wear and lubrication of interacting surfaces in relative motion. Tribological contacts can be found in all mechanisms, whether mechanical or biological. Friction gives rise to energy loss and wear gives rise to failure.

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CSM Instruments
Surface characterisation by nano indentation and nano scratch method to determine hardness and adhesion of coating.
Falex Tribology NV
Consultant service in wear and friction of new materials and lubricants. Fully equipped test laboratory. Sales and support of Falex tribometers
Ian A. Inman: Ph. D. Thesis
Subject of Ian’s thesis is: Compacted Oxide Layer Formation under Conditions of Limited Debris Retention at the Wear Interface during High Temperature Sliding Wear of Superalloys. Also provides a guide to what a Ph.D. actually is, for those considering doing one.
Laboratory Soete at Ghent University
Research group on fatigue and the tribology of mechanical components including experimental friction, wear and fatigue research on small and large scale specimens, component or constructions.
Neale Consulting Engineers
Tribology consultants focusing on design evaluation, failure investigation, engineering training and expert witness services.
Petrotest GmbH
Manufacturer of test equipment for petrochemistry and tribological evaluation.
Phoenix Tribology Ltd
Offering consulting services in tribological test design and the Plint range of tribology test machines and instruments
Precision Ceramic Balls
A useful source of precision ceramic balls for tribological test applications
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
Technical association providing industrial interchange of today's fast-moving developments in lubrication theory and practice.
Surface Engineering and Tribology, KU Leuven, Belgium
Research group on surface engineering and tribology. Investigating self-lubricating coatings and bulk materials, tribo-reactive materials, tribo-corrosion and fretting problems in engineering applications. Coordinator: Prof Dr Ir Jean-Pierre Celis
Tribo-Corrosion Network
Access point for the TriCORR Network, which was established to link researchers interested in tribo-corrosion.
Tribo-Fatigue Home Page
Tribo-Fatigue - the science concerned with wear-fatigue damages and fractures of active systems of machines and equipment
Tribologie - France
Providing useful information and links for tribologists in France and the Francophone world.
Tribology - Wikipedia
Brief entry providing information on applications and origins.
A web site providing a forum for students and lecturers to share ideas on tribology research. The site also includes useful software for calculating a wide range tribological contact conditions.
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