Project phases and realization

WP1 – Selection of materials, lubricants & sample preparation (Lead Partner: Hidria)

Task 1.1: Selection of materials (Hidria): This task has been realized.

Task 1.2: Selection of base fluids and additives (Hidria, TINT): This task has not been realized yet.

Task 1.3: Preparation of mixtures (TINT, Hidria): This task has not been realized yet.

Task 1.4: Material samples preparation (TINT): This task has not been realized yet.

 

WP2 – Wetting, free surface energy, solubility, cleanliness and corrosion (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 2.1: Surface free energy and wetting (TINT): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 20 %).

Task 2.2: Mixtures solubility (TINT): This task has not been realized yet.

Task 2.3: Mixtures cleaning and corrosiveness (Hidria): This task has not been realized yet.

 

WP3 – Tribo-contact lubrication performance (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 3.1: Definition of contact conditions and tribological testing (TINT): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 70 %).

Task 3.2: Tribometric analyses (TINT): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 70 %).

 

WP4 – Nano-scale mechanical and tribochemical characterisation of boundary films (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 4.1: Characterization of boundary films (TINT, Hidria): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 30 %).

 

WP5 – Wear mechanisms mapping and Lab-scale tribology test methodology (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 5.1: Wear mechanisms mapping (TINT): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 35 %).

Task 5.2: Lab-scale stamping method and its methodology (TINT): This task is in realization (realization evaluation: 75 %).

 

WP6 – Real-scale validation (Lead Partner: Hidria)

Task 6.1: Validation (Hidria): This task has not been realized yet.

 

WP7 – Lubrication mechanisms, optimisation and interface design (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 7.1: Determining lubrication mechanisms (TINT): This task has not been realized yet.

Task 7.2: Nano-engineered green lubrication interface design (TINT, Hidria): This task has not been realized yet.

 

WP8 – Management (Lead Partner: TINT)

Task 8.1: Coordinator, SB and DEB activity: This task is running all the time.

Task 8.2: Management of daily activities: This task is running all the time.

 

WP9 – Exploitation and Dissemination (Lead Partner: Hidria)

Task 9.1: Ensuring maximum public coverage of the results: This task is running all the time.

Task 9.2: IPR and Industrialisation activities: This task will be in realization on demand.