Abstract

The frictional properties of a hybrid lubricant film composited from perfluoropolyether (PFPE) lubricant (Moresco DDOH) with single end group and PFPE film deposited from HT170 (Solvay) via photoelectron-assisted chemical vapor deposition (PACVD) were evaluated using a pin-on-disk tester and compared with that of a Z-tetraol dip-coated film. The frictional coefficient of only the HT170 film deposited via PACVD was considerably high; however, the hybrid lubricant film without the mobile fraction showed a friction coefficient equivalent to that of the Z-tetraol film with a mobile fraction of 40%.

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