Tribology and Materials Performance

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Tribology and Materials Performance
12 May 2021 at 13:00-15:30 (GMT+2)
Free online webinar

The Tribology and Materials Performance Webinar is jointly organized by PerforMat network and The Finnish Society for Tribology. The focus of the webinar is on tribological solutions to provide material efficiency and improved performance, especially the role for advanced materials to overcome industrial challenges is highlighted.

The webinar is free of charge and arranged on-line (Microsoft Teams). The participation link will be sent for the registered participants.

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13:00   Opening of the webinar

13:05   Water-based, non-toxic, lubrication – need for new tribo-optimisation, Roland Larsson, Luleå University of Technology

13:30   Tribology of medical devices, Ion Sivebæk, Technical University of Denmark and Novo Nordisk

13:55   Improving abrasive wear performance of polymers,  Helena Ronkainen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

14:20  Break

14:30  Wear problems for hard materials – from gentle to brutal contact, Staffan Jacobson, Uppsala University

14:55  Advanced material solutions for challenging environments, Nuria Espallargas, NTNU

15:20  PerforMat Materials Performance Competence Spearhead,  Elina Huttunen-Saarivirta, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

15:30  Ending of the seminar