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The electrostatic force of attraction exerted by one charged particle on another charged particle of opposite sign. Also known as electrostatic attraction.

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AGGLOMERATION

The potential of the system for particle attraction and adhesion.

AGGLOMERATION

The potential of the system for particle attraction and adhesion.

ISO SOLID CONTAMINANT CODE (ISO 4406)

A code assigned on the basis of the number of particles per unit volume greater than 5 and 15 micrometers in size. Range numbers identify each increment in the particle population throughout the spectrum of levels.

COMPRESSOR

A device which converts mechanical force and motion into pneumatic flow power.

ADSORPTIVE FILTRATION

The attraction to, and retention of particles in, a filter medium by electrostatic forces, or by molecular attraction between the particles and the medium.

HEAVE

The oscillatory vertical rise and fall, due to the entire hull being lifted by the force of the sea. Also called HEAVING

FATIGUE PLATELETS

Normal particles between 20 and 40 microns found in gear box and rolling element bearing oil samples observed by analytical ferrography. A sudden increase in the size and quantity of these particles indicates excessive wear.

EROSION

The progressive removal of a machine surface by cavitation or by particle impingement at high velocities.

FRICTION

The resisting force encountered at the common boundary between two bodies when, under the action of an external force, one body, moves or tends to move relative to the surface of the other.

FATIGUE CHUNKS

Thick three-dimensional particles exceeding 50 microns indicating severe wear of gear teeth.
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