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    Author(s): Charles W. McMillin; Truett J. Lemoine; Floyd G. Manwiller
    Date: 1970
    Source: Wood Science, Vol. 3(2): 100-101
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Generally, the introduction of water and ethanol increased the friction coefficient for ovendry samples but decreased the coeffecient when the samples were saturated. Octanoic acid decreased the coefficient when samples were wet. In the entire experiment, coefficients ranged from 0.14 to 0.78.

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    McMillin, Charles W.; Lemoine, Truett J.; Manwiller, Floyd G. 1970. Friction coefficient of spruce pine on steel -- a note on lubricants. Wood Science, Vol. 3(2): 100-101

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