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Mismatching tyres will affect axle lubricant performance

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

ISSN: 0036-8792

Article publication date: 1 November 1951

Abstract

The use of dual, or tandem worm gear axles on long distance road vehicles is quite common. Axles, generally, do not receive the lubrication attention and maintenance that they deserve but in addition it is rarely appreciated that unequal type wear can seriously affect worm gear temperatures and the use of correct lubricant becomes very important in preventing breakdown.

Citation

(1951), "Mismatching tyres will affect axle lubricant performance", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 3 No. 11, pp. 22-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb052136

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MCB UP Ltd

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