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Multi-scale Tribological Characterization

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Abstract

Tribology is very important to hair care and product development.While the current state of the art is to use an AFM to measure the nanoscale tribological properties of hair in contact with an AFM tip, macroscale tribological measurements provide an excellent simulation of skin–hair and hair–hair contacts (Bhushan et al., 2005). The friction and wear of hair were measured using a flat-on-flat tribometer. Friction and wear studies on various hair are presented, including effect of load, velocity, and skin size. In addition, the effect of humidity and temperature on hair tribological properties is discussed.

Keywords

Friction Force Adhesive Force Hair Sample Applied Normal Load Hair Strand 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- and Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2)Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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