Zinc Oxide and You August 26, 2016Posted by stuffilikenet in Japan, Science, Uncategorizable, Video.
Japanese researchers at Tohoku University have created a special coating which reduces friction on high-speed, high-temperature bearings by 30%. Made of a zinc oxide material, the coating has been integrated into bearings in a nifty jet engine-powered generator for emergency use capable of producing eight thousand watts, enough for two Japanese homes:
Tiny, isn’t it? Is there anything zinc oxide can’t do?