Experimental Study of Tribological Behavior of Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) using Pin-on-Disc Wear Testing Apparatus


  • Yathish Narayana Rao K N Department of Mechanical Engineering, S J C Institute of Technology, Belgaum, Karnataka- 562 101, India
  • Mohamed Kaleemulla K Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBDTVE, Davanagere, Karnataka -577 004, India




Aluminum oxide (Al2O3), Ceramics,, Wear and Tribology


Aluminium oxide ceramics have a good thermal conductivity, high strength and stiffness, low coefficient of expansion, these major properties made them adopt in the critical structural designs of aerospace and in advanced machinery. Ceramics is having wide applications in all the structural designs and developments, because of its properties like higher density, hardness, resistance to corrosion and it can stand with very high temperatures. Ceramics is mainly used as reinforcement with aluminium oxide in order to enhance its stiffness and strength. The particles of ceramics can easily combine with aluminium oxide (Al2O3) and it gives an identical property throughout the composite material.


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How to Cite

Y. N. R. . K N and M. K. . K, “Experimental Study of Tribological Behavior of Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) using Pin-on-Disc Wear Testing Apparatus”, JME, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 118–123, Dec. 2020.