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Type: Journal article
Title: Developments of rubber material wear in conveyer belt system
Author: Hakami, F.
Pramanik, A.
Ridgway, N.
Basak, A.
Citation: Tribology International, 2017; 111:148-158
Publisher: Elsevier
Issue Date: 2017
ISSN: 0301-679X
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F. Hakami, A. Pramanik, N. Ridgway, A.K. Basak
Abstract: Regular degradation of rubbers contribute frequent maintenance of conveyer belt system. This paper investigates wear rate and mechanisms of rubber and associated influential parameters based on the information available in literature. Abrasion, fatigue and roll formation are dominate wear mechanisms that are influenced by load, sliding velocity, hardness and friction. Correlations among influential parameters and their effect on rubber wear was established in details. Archad's equation does not work for rubber wear but researchers have proposed equations similar to that. Adhesion wear forms roll in the smooth surface when tear strength of rubber is low. Wear caused by adhesion is abrasion when surface texture is harsh. Hysteresis enhances fatigue wear if the substrate asperities are round or blunt.
Keywords: Rubber; wear mechanism; abrasion; friction
Rights: © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
RMID: 0030066847
DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.03.010
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