A new lubricating coating with functionalized graphene oxide (fGO) consisting of graphene oxide (GO) with different oxidation degrees, n-octylamine basal plane functionalized GO (bGO), and edge functionalized GO (eGO) was developed with or without 3-aminopropyltrimethoxysilane (APTMS) to reduce friction in macroscale contact with water. The optimal preparation condition of the coating was obtained by the single factor evaluation of a series of factors (20 % APTMS aqueous solution, 12 h immersion time, 0.05 mg/mL GO aqueous solution, and 100 °C curing temperature). The effect of the oxidation degree and functionalization of GO on the friction-reducing and anti-wear behavior of the coating was explored. The coatings with a higher GO oxidation degree exhibited better friction-reduction and anti-wear performance. In addition, the friction-reducing capability of the APTMS-bGO coating was greater than that of APTMS-eGO.
|Journal||Colloids and surfaces A: Physicochemical and engineering aspects|
|Early online date||17 Jan 2021|
|Publication status||Published - 5 May 2021|
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