Frictional properties of an immobilized fluorinated polymer nanosheet

Mohammod Aminuzzaman, Yuko Kado, Masaya Mitsuishi, Tokuji Miyashita

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Abstract

The frictional properties of an immobilized fluorinated polymer nanosheet were investigated to develop an ultrathin solid lubrication film with an excellent wear-resistant. N-(1H,1H-Pentadecafluorooctylmethacrylamide) copolymers containing carboxyl group as a reactive moiety form a stable monolayer on the water surface and a highly ordered reactive fluorinated polymer nanosheet can be fabricated by the Langmuir-Blodgett technique. The reactive fluorinated polymer nanosheet was immobilized onto solid substrates through chemical binding with an aminosilane coupling agent, and the film showed smooth surface even after the reaction. The immobilized fluorinated polymer nanosheet had a low friction coefficient and strong wear-resistant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-71
Number of pages5
JournalThin Solid Films
Volume516
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Nov 1

Keywords

  • Fluorinated polymer
  • Friction coefficient
  • Immobilization
  • Langmuir-Blodgett films

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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