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Annoyed about coefficient of friction -- What is lowest possible?

  1. Apr 25, 2015 #1
    Just wondering, what would be the lowest coefficient of friction value we know nowadays? From what material is it? Does the temperature between two surfaces interferes on the friction coefficient value?
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2015 #2
    Steel on ice = 3%

    Coefficient can go up with temperature.
     
  4. Apr 26, 2015 #3

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    Think I've managed to google up a claim of 0.4%...

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043164812002736

     
  5. Apr 26, 2015 #4
    Cool, thanks
     
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