The Contribution of Thin PFPE Lubricants to Slider–Disk Spacing

We have investigated the effect of the molecular weight (MW) and film thickness of a perfluoropolyether lubricant, Zdol, on the slider–disk spacing loss, or clearance. The major conclusion of this work is that Zdol films as thin as 10 Å can reduce the slider–disk clearance by 2 nm or more in the mol...

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Published in:Tribology Letters, Vol. 11, No. 3/4 (2001), p. 143-149
Main Author: Khurshudov, Andrei
Other Involved Persons: Waltman, R.J.
Format: electronic Article
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