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New Challenges in Tribology: Wear Assessment Using 3D Optical Scanners Featured

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                Wear is a significant mechanical and clinical problem. To acquire further knowledge on the tribological phenomena that involve freeform mechanical components or medical prostheses, wear tests are performed on biomedical and industrial materials in order to solve or reduce failures or malfunctions due to material loss. Scientific and technological advances in the field of optical scanning allow the application of innovative devices for wear measurements, leading to improvements that were unimaginable until a few years ago. It is therefore important to develop techniques, based on new instrumentations, for more accurate and reproducible measurements of wear. The use of Innovative techinques by means 3d optical scanners represents a new challenge in wear assessment and defining of "digital tribology".
                  The discussion of the use of innovative 3D optical scanners and an experimental procedure to detect and evaluate wear are presented in the research paper [ http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/10/5/548 ]  where this technique with other wear evaluation methods is compared for industrial components and biomedical devices.

by Maria Cristina Valigi, Silvia Logozzo and Saverio Affatato.
Read 525 times Last modified on Thursday, 31 August 2017 14:30
Valigi Maria Cristina

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