A composition that includes solid lubricant nanoparticles and an organic medium is disclosed, as well as nanoparticles that include layered materials. Methods of producing a nanoparticle by milling layered materials and of making a lubricant are provided. The method includes milling layered materials to form nanoparticles and incorporating the nanoparticles into a base to form a lubricant.
US8492319; CA2636932 (C); JP5603013 (B2)
(Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, USA)
Malshe, Ajay P. and Verma, Arpana, "Nanoparticle compositions and methods for making and using the same" (2013). Patents Granted. 37.