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WEAR. A great dam made across a river, accommodated for the taking of fish, or to convey a stream to a mill. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t. Vide Dam.

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Among the sample formulations is long-lasting waterproof mascara that delivers excellent wear resistance and protection from moisture through the use of Ashland's Ganex polymer, according to the company.
Steel grade S390 was chosen for functional testing as a tool material with the highest adhesive wear resistance (see Section 3.
The optimised design features integrated into the HPS-CAM series not only increase the life span and the wear resistance of the bearings; they also increase the dynamic load rating by up to 25%.
The critical shape of the cam is maintained during the austempering process, and the ausferrite matrix provides good wear resistance for durability and elevated noise damping.
The sheet, which is easy to clean and has unmatched scratch and wear resistance, is held in place by a concealed fixing system.
The molecular structure at both the free and buried interfaces of thin films are critical to their performance, as they can determine characteristics such as adhesion and wear resistance.
Although quasicrystals possess desirable properties, such as extreme hardness and good wear resistance, they're difficult to process by themselves into parts or coatings, says Sheares.
It has been found that graphite and PTFE as the fillers increase the wear resistance of PPS considerably, while [MoS.
After cooling, the material showed enhanced wear resistance and oxidation resistance without noticeable degradation in the other desirable properties.
EVRAZ ZMSK received Compliance Certificates for two new rail types: head-hardened DT350 rails for use in high-speed mixed-traffic railway operations and DT370 rails with higher wear resistance and contact fatigue life, from the Register of Certification on the Federal Railway.