Research

Self Healing Elastomer Materials

Principal investigator: James BUSFIELD
Co-investigator(s): Gabriel CAVALLI and Julien GAUTROT
Funding source(s): Weir Group Plc
 Start: 01-05-2019  /  End: 31-10-2022
Directly incurred staff: Anureet Kaur
SEMS division:
Pumps used in slurry applications are typically lined with rubber liners to improve product lifetimes. This project aims to develop an intrinsic self-healing mechanism that can reduce the erosion rate of these liners. This mechanism should be triggered by