- Garg, D.P. and Rabins, M.J., Effect of temperature on moulded friction materials,
Institution of Engineers, Australia -- Journal, vol. 37 no. 3
pp. 83 - 86 .
(last updated on 2007/04/10)
Experimental investigation of dependence on temperature of dynamic coefficient of friction of commercially available materials transmitting friction force in clutches and brakes is described; it was found that coefficient of friction starts decreasing at some elevated temperature and then, at some still higher temperature, assumes lower stable value; study shows that temperature causes breakdown of deposited intersurface film; breakdown is cause of decrease or fade in coefficient of friction; recovery time is shorter for higher loads and speeds.