Now online: The scientific programme of the Friction 2017

4th European Symposium and Exhibition on Friction, Wear and Wear Protection

The 2017 Friction, Wear and Wear protection symposium focuses on the latest developments in materials and coatings development for ultra-low friction and wear, as well as friction materials, polymers and PMC’s. Since 2008, it is held every three year under the auspices of the technical committee „Materials aspects of tribology and machining“ of the German materials society, DGM.

The Scientific Programme
 can be found here. 

The Keynote Speakers for the international Symposium: 

Dr. Volker Weihnacht, Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS Dresden
the amazing tribology of hydrogen-free amorphous carbon coatings

Prof. Alfons Fischer, University of Duisburg-Essen
Fretting in artifical joints

Dr. Lars Pastewka, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Contact area and adhesion of rough spheres

The Exhibition
- the following exhibitors will be present: 

Be a part of the Friction 2017 as an participant, register here.

Looking forward to seeing you in Ettlingen,

Matthias Scherge, Martin Dienwiebel 
Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Karlsruhe (Germany)
The Conference Chairs 


Congress Office
Julia Graben

Marie-Curie-Straße 11-17
53757 Sankt Augustin