Table 2

Tribological parameters of base fluid and nanographite fluid
Tribological parameters Base fluida Nanographite fluidb
Mean friction coefficient (μ) 0.106 0.059
WSD D (mm) 1.27 0.65
Maximum non-seizure load PB (N) 784 883
Surface tension σ (×10−3 N/m) 33.04 32.76

aDiluted QDW618 water-based cutting fluid; bDiluted QDW618 water-based cutting fluid with nanographite additive.

Chen et al.

Chen et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:52   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-52

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