The Impact of Surface Condition and Lubricant on Gear Tooth Friction

Posted by on giovedì, Novembre 6th, 2014 in

Frictional losses in gear boxes are of significant interest to gear box designers as these losses transform into heat.  The direct result is a reduction in the fuel efficiency of the vehicle involved....

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The Effect of Superfinishing on Gear Micropitting, Part I

Posted by on martedì, Novembre 19th, 2013 in

The most common failure mechanism of highly stressed case carburized gears is micropitting (gray staining). The standard FZG gear test (FVA Work Sheet 54) is generally used to determine the micropitting load capacity of gear lubricants....

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