41th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, 2nd-5th of September, Leeds

date: 27.10.2014

The international conference Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology, 41st in a row, took place in September at Leeds Trinity University of Leeds. The conference is one of the most prominent conferences in the field of tribology and this year it was attended by 170 scientists and experts from many countries of the world.

41.-konferenca-leeds-lyon-symposium-on-tribology-2.-5.-september-leedsThe conference was held for 4 days, from 2nd to 5th of September, and it was dedicated to the mutual integration of different fields in tribology. It was divided into 4 sections with a total of over 100 high quality lectures and 30 contributions in the form of a poster. The conference was also attended by two coworkers from Tint with lectures entitled »The performance of solid lubricant nanoparticles as additives in PAO oil with respect to the tribofilm and sliding conditions of steel and DLC contacts« and »Characterization of tribofilms formed on DLC coatings in combination with different oils and additives«. Both lectures were accepted with great interest and initiated a lot of questions, comments and suggestions. The conference also enabled establishing new contacts and obtaining new ideas.