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01-01-2022 | Cover Story

Friction Minimization

Efficient and Robust Design

Author: Thomas Schneider

Published in: MTZ worldwide | Issue 1/2022

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Low-viscosity lubricants are an effective means of reducing friction in combustion engines, but they also have disadvantages. For example, very thin oils increase the risk of a break in the oil film which could lead to greater frictional heat and, ultimately, to more wear. In addition, the sealing requirements are increasing for all components used. For this reason, the system must be correspondingly robust. …
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Title
Friction Minimization
Efficient and Robust Design
Author
Thomas Schneider
Publication date
01-01-2022
Publisher
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Published in
MTZ worldwide / Issue 1/2022
Electronic ISSN: 2192-9114
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s38313-021-0753-9

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