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Swiss Tribology - VSS - Annual Meeting

Applied Tribology

Date 17 April 2012
Location EMPA Akademie, Dübendorf
RegistrationThe meeting is free of charge, however, registration is required. Please send an email with the name and address of participants to We look forward to welcoming you there.

09:30Optimizing fluoride particles for dental applications
Jochen Koeser, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Life Sciences
09:50Schmierstoff und Kraftstoff-Resourcen nach Erdöl und Erdgas
Wilfred Bartz, Technische Akademie Esslingen
10:10Development of a Test Fluid to mimic the Synovia for the Tribological Testing of Materials for Joint Replacements
Roman Heuberger, RMS Foundation
10:30Coffee break
11:00Tracer additives for Neutrons Imaging
Christian Grünzweig, PSI
11:20Analytical methods to characterize a protein-starch-system or what makes pasta slimy?
Gudrun Hugelshofer Frei, Béatrice Conde-Petit, Bühler AG
11:40Polymer brushes for lubrication in water or oil
Nicholas D. Spencer, ETH Zurich
13:30Von der Marktforschung bis zum Endprodukt! Neuentwicklung eines Fahrrad-Kettenöls durch praxisorientierte Testmethode mit der PETRUS-Kettenöltestmaschine
Martin Wunderli, VELOPLUS
13:50Influence of alternative fuels on engine oils
Markus Kurzwart, Motorex
14:10The tribological responses of coatings subjected to severe conditions
Mousab Hadad, Nova Werke AG
14:30Coffee break
15:00AziGrip4™-LUB: Ultra-thin lubricating coatings for medical applications
Samuele Tosatti, SuSoS AG
15:20Recent advances in characterization of soft materials by a new nanotribological tool
Jiri Nohava, Philippe Kempé CSM Instruments
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