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Coefficient of friction


 

What is the coefficient of block of wood on plastic?

Louis Wong
- Markham


 

It depends on the plastic. Teflon or UHMWPE would be lower and other plastics higher. You can find coefficients for steel on plastic and plastic on plastic in the catalogs of plastics suppliers. Or just measure it.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E.
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey


(2006)

Can I know what is the coefficient of friction, an approximate value, between POM and Steel.

Murali
- Hyderabad, India



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