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Tribology research facilities

 

​We carry out our experimental friction and wear research in the temperature and humidity controlled laboratory environment, with special emphasis on reliability and repeatability of measurements. The tribological test devices are both commercial and designed & developed at VTT.

Laboratory equipment

  • ​Pin-on-dics tribometers
  • Twin disc tribometer
  • Rec-tester
  • Static friction tribometer
  • Piston ring tribometer
  • Ball cratering tester
  • Rubber wheel tester
  • Slurry erosion tester
  • Gear and bearing wear test rig
  • Bearing test rigs (journal bearing, rolling element bearing)


In addition, we have various characterization and analysis methods including profilometry, microscopy, SEM/EDS, AFM, micro scratch tester, nanoindentation etc.

Read more our materials and manufacturing services.

CONTACT US
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Emailinfo@vtt.fi
Tel.+358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00, UTC +3 time zone

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
Tel. exchange +358 20 722 111
Opening hours Mon - Fri 8:00 - 16:30,
UTC +3 time zone

CUSTOMER SERVICE

info@vtt.fi
Tel. +358 20 722 7070
Opening hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00,
UTC +3 time zone