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Advances in Tribology
Volume 2012, Article ID 893145, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/893145
Research Article

Correlation between Wear Resistance and Lifetime of Electrical Contacts

Precision Engineering Laboratory, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Liebigstraße 87, 32657 Lemgo, Germany

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 6 February 2012

Academic Editor: Dae Eun Kim

Copyright © 2012 Jian Song et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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