Title

Investigation of different inorganic chemical compounds as hot metal forming lubricant by pin-on-disc and hot rolling

RIS ID

127463

Publication Details

Cui, S., Zhu, H., Wan, S., Tran, B., Wang, L. & Tieu, K. (2018). Investigation of different inorganic chemical compounds as hot metal forming lubricant by pin-on-disc and hot rolling. Tribology International, 125 110-120.

Abstract

This paper investigated the tribological performances of different inorganic high temperature lubricants, to explore their potential application in hot metal forming. Pin-on-disc and hot rolling apparatus were used to conduct these tribological tests. The results indicate that liquid-glass lubricant shows a superior performance than traditional o/w e mulsion and layered solids in terms of lubrication, antiwear and material transfer prevention. The excellent wettability and formation of easily sheared glassy film on tribo-surface are the main contributors for the excellent performances. The use of layered solid lubricant is restricted appreciably by the exposure time to high temperature; long exposure time will decompose the solid. The antioxidation ability and mechanisms of the tested lubricants are also studied.

Grant Number

ARC/DP150103718

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