ASTM offers guide to friction, wear, and erosion testing.
Press Release Summary:
January 4, 2008 - Authored by Kenneth G. Budinski, Manual 56 provides details of how to conduct tribotests, including implications, how to avoid pitfalls, and which tests are most useful. Book contains 48 photos of worn parts to help readers identify wear modes, and more than 100 charts and line drawings presenting test results and trends. It also offers case histories of tribology problems that were solved by bench testing and discusses alternatives to testing, such as modeling and simulation.
Original Press Release
Guide to Friction, Wear and Erosion Testing Available from ASTM International
Press release date: January 1, 2008