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Comments on BAM! It's More Slippery Than Teflon (And Greener)
Remarkable material is super slick and super hard, even in the thinnest coating. (Read the complete story)

"Weren't there frictionless surfaces mentioned in The Mote in God's Eye as well? I haven't checked but I seem to remember it."
(Stu Royalty 12/1/2008 11:34:47 AM)
"I think Scrith was frictionless (Ringworld) too."
(BajaB 12/2/2008 7:31:35 PM)
"I can see this in several automotive applications. Rod, and Main bearings, camshafts, lifters, rockers, and such. Maybe we could egt lucky enough for this to remove the need for oil lubrication in engines. "
(VZ 12/3/2008 3:55:40 AM)
"BajaB, I think you're right. I'll try to find that passage about scrith. Wasn't Teela Brown able to stand up for longer than anyone else, but eventually she fell also?"
(Bill Christensen 4/14/2009 6:44:23 PM)

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