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Friction and Adhesion Measurements Between a Fluorocarbon Surface and a Hydrocarbon Surface in Air

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Author(s)

P M. McGuiggan

Abstract

In this abstract, we report the first measurements of the friction between a fluorocarbon monolayer and a hydrocarbon monolayer. Because the fluorocarbon and hydrocarbon monolayers are incompatible, one might expect there to be little interpenetration of the opposing chains. Hence, the friction between dissimilar monolayers might be expected to be less than the friction between similar monolayers. The results show that the shear stress between a hydrocarbon and fluorocarbon monolayer film is at least three times less than the friction measured between fluorocarbon/fluorocarbon or hydrocarbon/hydrocarbon monolayer films.
Citation
Adhesion Society Meeting
Volume
19(1)

Keywords

fluorocarbon, friction, hydrocarbon, Langmuir-Blodgett, monolayer, surface forces apparatus

Citation

McGuiggan, P. (2003), Friction and Adhesion Measurements Between a Fluorocarbon Surface and a Hydrocarbon Surface in Air, Adhesion Society Meeting, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=852152 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created January 1, 2003, Updated February 19, 2017