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Using Nature as a Model for Low-friction Bearings

Using Nature as a Model for Low-friction Bearings | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"The mechanical properties of natural joints are considered unrivalled. Cartilage is coated with a special polymer layer allowing joints to move virtually friction-free, even under high pressure. Using simulations on Jülich's supercomputers, scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich and the University of Twente have developed a new process that technologically imitates biological lubrication and even improves it using two different types of polymers."

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Demonstration Test of Tidal Power Generation Using Biomimetics Conducted by Kumamoto University

Demonstration Test of Tidal Power Generation Using Biomimetics Conducted by Kumamoto University | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

«The Bio-Star series system is a completely oil-free bearing system developed by mimicking the superior lubrication system of articular cartilages. The system features low environmental impact, low cost, and superior abrasion and friction resistance.»

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