This paper aims to study the tribological properties of high strength glass fabric/phenolic laminate composites reinforced by carbon fiber (CF) with and without graphene oxide (GO) modified.
In this study, the tribological performance tests of the composites were conducted on a block-on-ring tester (MRH-03). The applied load, linear velocity and duration of time are 200 N, 0.5 m/s and 120 min, respectively. The friction coefficient and specific wear rate were shown.
The optimal content of GO on CFs is 0.2 per cent mass fraction. The optimal content of GO addition means the strongest interfacial adhesion between the CF and the matrix.
The main originality of this paper is to reveal the effect of surface GO on CF on the tribological properties of fabric-reinforced composites.
The peer review history for this article is available at: https://publons.com/publon/10.1108/ILT-07-2019-0273/
This study was financially sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51405478); the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program, Grant No. 2014CB643302) and Scientific Research Program Funded by Shaanxi Provincial Education Department (Program No.19JK0430).
Cao, F., Yan, F. and Wang, J. (2020), "Role of graphene oxide on the tribological properties of CF reinforcement high strength glass fabric/phenolic laminate composites in water environment", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 72 No. 7, pp. 873-879. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILT-07-2019-0273
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