Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

7-23-2013

Abstract

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.

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Patent Number

US8492319; CA2636932 (C); JP5603013 (B2)

Application Number

US20080312111

Application Published

12-18-2008

Application Filed

1-12-2007

Assignee

(Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, USA)

Comments

STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with U.S. government support under grant no. NSF/DMI 0115532 awarded in part by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in the invention.

Ajay P. Malshe, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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