OUR NEXT EVENT:
Professor Suman Shrestha
Keronite International Ltd (now part of Curtiss-Wright)
PLASMA ELECTROLYTIC OXIDATION (PEO)
- Friction and wear control under harsh operating conditions is a challenge in many industrial applications. In metal working applications, tribology plays a crucial role for the robustness and efficiency of the process. An optimum friction level is important as it influences the tolerances, final geometry, and quality of the produced component. Minimising wear of expensive tooling is necessary to ensure low production costs and reduced process downtime due to maintenance. For conventional metal working operations, efficient lubrication solutions exist. However, in case of demanding applications such as forming of high-strength materials, tribologically challenging materials such as stainless steel, and hot forming processes, the available options for friction and wear control are few and sometime not existing at all. This talk will discuss the tribological challenges in selected demanding metal forming applications, show examples of potential solutions for friction and wear control, and present an outlook for future research needs.
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Tomasz is Professor of Tribology and Surface Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University where he acts as a Head of Department of Engineering. He is interested in tribology of engineering surfaces, functional properties of thin films and coatings, Industry 4.0 and biomimetics.
Thawhid is a senior research associate of Tribology and Surface Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is interested in tribology, coatings, machinability of super alloys and advanced materials, and in-situ monitoring of the machining interface.
Sam is a materials scientist at Coventry University and Pillarhouse International. He is interested in using nanomechanical testing methods to predict tribological behaviour across length scales and the application of tribology and surface engineering to novel research areas.
Shubrajit is working as a Tribologist at Wagner High Quality Lubricants. He is interested in lubricants, solid lubricants, surface textures, tribology of composites, and machining tribology.
Shahsharif has MSc in Tribology, MBA in Data Science and BEng in Mechanical Engineering. He is working as a nuclear power contract manager at KSB. He has won prestigious scholarships from the European Union and the United Nations.
Yanfei is a research associate at State Key Laboratory of Tribology at Tsinghua University. He is interested in structural design of solid lubrication coatings and the fundamentals of friction, wear, and lubrication.
Bao is a product manager of precision components at Oerlikon Balzers. Prior to Oerlikon, he served the heavy machine industry as a tribological thin films expert for nearly two decades. He is interested in the innovations and the industrial applications of surface engineering solutions.
Sheyla Santana de Carvalho
Sheyla received her PhD in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from UFRJ and University of Leeds in 2019. She is interested in the evaluation and monitoring of corrosion in Oil and Gas, materials characterization (SEM-EDS and EBSD) and failure analysis.
Yuki is Assistant Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology. His research field is to synthesize Diamond-Like Carbon film and its application to tribology. He also interested in science and engineering challenges in global area through international activities.
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