Applied Nano Surfaces was recently informed by the SAE Editorial Team that its technical paper entitled “Mastering the Art of Cylinder Bore Honing” has been rated as one of the best papers presented for the Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants 2020 meeting. This paper was co-authored by Applied Nano Surfaces associates Boris Zhmud (Chief Technical Officer) and David Chobany (Technology and Sales Director – Americas).  Due to the papers high rating it has now been selected to appear in the 2021 edition of the “SAE International Journal of Advances and Current Practices in Mobility” which is SAE’s online journal celebrating the very best papers from various technical events.

SAE International, previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a U.S.-based, globally active professional association and standards developing organization for engineering professionals in various industries. Principal emphasis is placed on global transport industries such as aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicles. Accordingly, the name SAE International was established to reflect the broader emphasis on mobility.

SAE International has over 138,000 global members. Aside from its standardization efforts, SAE International also devotes resources to projects and programs in STEM education, professional certification, and collegiate design competitions.

The original paper can be viewed through the ANS document library or by visiting the SAE to purchase a copy here:



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