Tribometry & Tribosensorics

Ring friction and wear tribometer - high load

mechanical-dynamical analysis of drive or friction elements according to the principle of ring/ring, in particular with liquid interfacial media and at different temperatures

determination of the friction torque and of the friction torque oscillations between two, with a relative speed, on each other rotary sliding discs

high resolution friction torque signal as an indicator for the existence and intensity of stick-slip

analysis of the stick-slip of friction disc systems

drive torque: < 700 Nm; normal load: < 40,000 N; rotational frequency: 0 – 300 rpm; interfacial media flow: < 1 l/min; temperature control range: -30 – +130 °C

disc diameter: < 150 mm, thickness of the disc system: < 30 mm

Ring-Reibung-und-Verschleiß-Tribometer - Hochlast​

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas
NAGL Daniel

Ring friction and wear test rig - low load

mechanical-dynamical analysis of drive or friction elements according to the principle of ring/ring, in particular with liquid interfacial media and at different temperatures

determination of the friction torque and of the friction torque oscillations between two, with a relative speed, on each other rotary sliding discs

friction torque, rotational frequency, temperature

formation of reaction layers and stick-slip at friction materials (brakes, gears)

rotational frequency: < 1000 rpm; normal load: < 4000 N; temperature: RT – 150 °C

disc diameter: < 150 mm

Ring-Reibung-und-Verschleiß Tribometer - Niedriglast

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Ring friction and wear test rig - high temperature

determination of coefficient of friction and wear of surface layers using ring/ring or pin/disk configuration under dry friction and at different temperatures

determination of the friction torque and of the friction torque oscillations between two, with a relative speed, on each other rotary sliding discs at temperature < 1000 °C

friction torque, sliding distance, temperature, wear height

basic research in high temperature slide bearings or ceramic layers

rotational frequency: < 1000 rpm; normal load: < 1500 N; temperature (testing chamber): RT – 1000 °C

disc diameter: < 200 mm, height of tribosystem: up to 40 mm

Ring-Reibung-und-Verschleiß Tribometer - Hochtemperatur

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Reciprocating friction and wear tribometer (SRV) with with inclinable and air-conditionable test chamber

standard method for determination of lubrication ability; standards: DIN 51834- 1 to 4, ASTM D5706, ASTM D5707, ASTM D6425, ASTM D7421 & other internal protocols

the counter body oscillates reciprocating with a defined normal force, frequency and stroke length on a base body; e. g., a lubricant to be investigated is distributed on the contact surface of the specimens

coefficient of friction; high resolution friction analysis; wear height; wear track on the specimens; acustic emission, electr. contact resistance

model analysis for comparative determination of friction and wear characteristics of lubricants

normal load: 3 – 2500 N; stroke: 0.1 – 5 mm; frequency: 1 – 511 Hz (dependent on stroke lenght); temperature: RT – 300 °C

ball-on-disc (point contact), cylinder-on-disc (line contact), ring-on-disc (area contact)

Schwing-Reib-Verschleiß Tribometer (SRV5) mit schwenkbarer und klimatisierbarer Testkammer

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Reciprocating friction and wear tribometer (SRV) with rotational test chamber

standard method for determination of lubrication ability; standards: DIN 51834- 1 to 4, ASTM D5706, ASTM D5707, ASTM D6425, ASTM D7421 & other internal protocols

the base body oscillates reciprocating with a defined normal force, frequency and stroke length on a flat counter body; the lubricant to be investigated is distributed on the contact surface of the specimens

coefficient of friction, wear height, wear track on the specimens

model analysis for comparative determination of friction and wear characteristics of lubricants

normal load: 1 – 2000 N; stroke: 0.1 – 4 mm; frequency: 1 – 511 Hz (dependent on stroke lenght); temperature: RT – 290 °C

ball-on-disc (point contact), cylinder-on-disc (line contact), ring-on-disc (area contact)

Schwing-Reib-Verschleiß Tribometer (SRV) mit drehbarer Testkammer

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Reciprocating friction and wear tribometer (SRV) with rotation modul

standard method for determination of lubrication ability; standards: DIN 51834- 1 to 4, ASTM D5706, ASTM D5707, ASTM D6425, DIN D7421 & other internal protocols

the base body oscillates reciprocating with a defined normal force, frequency and stroke length on a flat counter body; the lubricant to be investigated is distributed on the contact surface of the specimens

coefficient of friction (CoF); high resolution CoF signal of an oscillation; wear height; wear track on the specimens

model analysis for comparative determination of friction and wear characteristics of lubricants

oscillation: normal load: 10 – 2000 N; stroke: 0,1 – 4 mm; frequency: 1 – 511 Hz (dependent from stroke); temperature: RT – 290 °C; rotation: normal load: 10 – 2000 N; rotational frequency: 1 – 2000 rpm; radius: 0 – 40 mm; temperature: RT – 180 °C

ball-on-disc (point contact), cylinder-on-disc (line contact), ring-on-disc (area contact)

Schwing-Reib-Verschleiß Tribometer (SRV) mit Rotationsmodul

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Universal Mechanical Tester Tribolab

determination of coefficient of friction and wear of different materials or surface layers; simulation of the tribological behaviour regarding to point, line or area contact (dry or lubricated)

the base body is translational oscillating with a defined frequency and stroke lenght; the normal force is being achieved from above (vertical) with the antibody using a spindle with a force sensor and a flat spring

coefficient of friction, wear height, wear track on the specimens

model analysis for comparative determination of friction and wear characteristics

Normal load: 1 – 1000 N; stroke: 0.1 – 25 mm; frequency: 0.1 – 60 Hz; (dependent on stroke length); temperature: RT (heatable with heating cartridge)

Universelles Tribometer Tribolab

Contact

STOIBER Ulrich

Reciprocating tribometer 1

simulation of translatory-oscillating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material combinations in dry run or with different interfacial media

the base body, loaded by the normal force, rolls/slides oscillates reciprocating with a defined frequency and stroke length on a, in the direction of movement, flat counter body

friction force; normal load; oscillation frequency; sliding distance

optimisation of sliding paths, linear guides, etc.

oscillation frequency: 0 – 3 Hz; normal load: 60 – 2000 N; stroke: 10 – 80 mm

test principle: ball/plate, block/plate

Linear oszillierendes Tribometer 1

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Reciprocating tribometer 2

simulation of translatory-oscillating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material combinations in dry run or with different interfacial media

the base body, loaded by the normal force, rolls/slides oscillates reciprocating with a defined frequency and stroke length on a, in the direction of movement, flat counter body

friction force; normal load; oscillation frequency; sliding distance

optimisation of sliding paths, linear guides, etc.

normal load: 500 – 8000 N; stroke: 50 – 350 mm

test principle: ball/plate, block/plate

Linear oszillierendes Tribometer 2

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Reciprocating tribometer 3

simulation of translatory-oscillating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material combinations in dry run or with different interfacial media

the base body, loaded by the normal force, rolls/slides oscillates reciprocating with a defined frequency and stroke length on a, in the direction of movement, flat counter body

friction force; normal load; fequency of movement; sliding distance

optimisation of sliding paths, linear guides, etc.

test principle: ball/plate, block/plate

Linear oszillierendes Tribometer 3

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Slinding corrosion tribometer

simulation of translatory-oscillating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material combinations in a corrosive liquid

the base body, loaded by the normal force, rolls/slides oscillates reciprocating with a defined frequency and stroke length on a, in the direction of movement, flat counter body; during the test a corrosive environment for metallic materials is present in the test chamber

Gleit-Korrosion Tribometer 1

Contact

TRAUSMUTH Andreas

Slinding corrosion Tribometer

simulation of translatory-oscillating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material combinations in a corrosive liquid

the base body, loaded by the normal force, rolls/slides oscillates reciprocating with a defined frequency and stroke length on a (in the direction of movement) flat counter body; during the test a corrosive environment for metallic materials is present in the test chamber; the test chamber is configured as a electrochemical cell

test principle: ball/plate, block/plate

Gleit-Korrosion Tribometer 2

Contact

TRAUSMUTH Andreas

Microload tribometer

tribological testing at low forces (mN)

pin-on-disc test rig; linear-oscillating or rotating

friction force at low loads

tribological behaviour at low loads

normal Load: 10 mN – 200 mN; rotational and oscillating movement; sample size: d < 20 cm

test principle: ball/plate, block/plate

Mikrolast Tribometer

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas
RODRIGUEZ RIPOLL Manel

Precision bearing test rig 2

simulation of rotating relative motion between two test samples; analysis of the tribological behaviour of material/lubricant combinations in hydrodynamic lubrication condition

a shaft rotates in a (sintered) bearing with a defined specific pressure and frequency

friction torque; sliding path; temperature

Speed-dependent coefficient of friction (Stribeck curve) of sintered bearings

normal load: < 200 N; rotational frequency: < 500 Hz; temperature: RT – 150 °C

bearing inner diameter 3 – 12 mm, block: up to 10 x 10 x 15 mm³

Präzisionslager Testgerät 2

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Pin-on-Disc tribometer - horizontal loading

friction and wear investigations with ball- or pin-shaped specimens: standard: DIN ISO 7148-A

friction and wear investigations of a disc shaped base body against a pin, ball, or plate shaped counter body; the vertically placed disc rotates; the load is applied horizontally through the adaptable counter body holder

friction force; normal force; sliding distance; wear

friction and wear behaviour in sliding contacts

sliding speed: 0.1 – 15.0 m/s; normal load: 5 – 80 N

disc: d < 150 mm x 10 mm, pin: d = 3 to 8 mm, ball: d = 10 mm

Stift-Scheibe Tribometer - horizontale Belastung

Contact

JAKAB Balazs

Pin-on-Disc tribometer - vertical loading

friction and wear investigations with ball- or pin-shaped specimens; standard: DIN ISO 7148-A

friction and wear investigations of a disc shaped base body against a pin, ball, or plate shaped counter body; the horizontally placed disc rotates; the load is applied vertically through the adaptable counter body holder

friction force; normal force; sliding distance; wear

friction and wear behaviour in sliding contacts

sliding speed: 0.1 – 16.0 m/s; normal load: 5 – 80 N

disc: d < 110 mm x 10 mm, pin: d = 3 to 6 mm, ball: d = 10 mm

Stift-Scheibe Tribometer - vertikaler Belastung

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Brugger lubricant tester

Ssandard method for determination of lubrication ability, Norm: DIN 51347-1 and -2

the rotating ring – on which the lubricant will be applied before the test starts – produce on the cylindrical specimen, with a defined normal force and rotation frequency, an elliptical wear zone

lubricant load-carrying capacity according to Brugger, based on the wear zone on the cylindrical specimen

standard DIN 51347-1 and -2; normal load: 400 N; rotational frequency: 960 rpm

standard DIN 51347-1 and -2

Schmierstoff-Prüfgerät nach Brugger

Contact

LEBERSORGER Thomas

Pin-on-Drum Modul

abrasion of polymers with corundum paper as counterbody; temperature of up to 200°C are possible; standard: ISO4649

a flat-shaped base body is pressed against a roll, on which abrasive paper is mounted

mass loss

determination of wear of polymers at room temperature or elevated temperatures

add-on modul to the break disc tribometer; abrasiv: standardized corundum-paper; wear distance: 40 m; normal load: 10 N (standard); up to 50 N; temperature: RT to 200 °C

sample geometry: diameter 16 mm; thickness: min. 3 mm

Pin-on-Drum Modul

Contact

MOLNAR Wolfgang

ASTM G65 - dry sand rubber wheel tester - high temperature configuration

modified 3-body abrasion test: high temperature tests up to 1000 °C, steel wheel tests

abrasive medium (heatable up to 900°C) is feed between rotating wheel (rubber/steel) and heated specimen (RT up to 1000 °C) resulting in 3-body abrasion on the specimen

wear resistance against 3-body abrasion

determination of abrasive wear resistance of materials; analyses of influencing factors like: temperature, velocity, wear distance, normal force, abrasive medium

specimen temperature: ambient – 1000 °C; abrasive temperature: ambient – 900°C velocity: 0.6 – 12 m/s; normal force: 45 – 250 N; abrasive particle size: < 500 µm

specimen size: 25×75 mm, thickness: 4-12 mm, requirement on surface quality: fine grinded

ASTM G65 Prüfgerät - Hochtemperatur Konfiguration

Contact

KATSICH Christian

ASTM G65 - dry sand rubber wheel tester - dry/wet

investigation of mineral abrasion according ASTM G65

abrasive medium (quartz sand/slurry) is feed between rotating wheel (rubber/steel) and specimen resulting in 3-body abrasion on the specimen

wear resistance against 3-body abrasion

determination of a standardised abrasive wear-parameter; comparison of abrasive wear resistance of materials

ASTM G65 standard parameters; standard quartz sand particle size: 212 – 300 µm

specimen size: 25×75 mm, thickness: 4-12 mm, requirement on surface quality: fine grinded

ASTM G65 Prüfgerät - trocken/nass

Contact

KATSICH Christian

RIC3 - Radio Isotope Concentration methode

continuous wear measurement in the range of nm/h by means of activated components in real and model systems

the components of a tribological system are activated in a cyclotron; the wear particles produced by the tribological process are transported to a detector via a lubricant circuit attached to the tribosystem; the amount of wear is determined from the measured activity throughout the period of operation

wear depth and wear volume during operation

prediction of lifetime, wear resistance of components; wear protection due to lubricant properties

activation of components

RIC3

Contact

JECH Martin
WOPELKA Thomas

Test rig for investigations of the contact tolerance of organic vapours

investigation of outgassing products of plastics, life-time test of signal relays

measurement of the contact voltage via transient recorder

contact compatibility and reliability of plastics

investigation of application possibilities of plastics for relay housings

4 relays parallel; 1 microsecond per channel

granulate

Modellschalter

Contact

GRUNDTNER Reinhard
RAUFER Franz

Pendulum-Scratcher

Producing micrometer scratches (amongst others to produce short acoustic emissions)

At an oscillating pandulum with a length of 1 m, a tip (e.g. a insert tip) can be mounted at the end, whitch creates, at the low mark of the oszillation, a scratch on the sample

Measurement of the acoustic emissions, unadulterated of reflexions, of modelled tribologic single-events (scratches)

Recording oft the originally acoutic emissions of modelled tribologic events

sheets with thin, upright edge

Pendel-Ritzer

Contact

GRUNDTNER Reinhard