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Lubrication of GEARS: PART SIX – EXAMPLES OF FAILURES IN SERVICE

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

ISSN: 0036-8792

Article publication date: 1 July 1954

Abstract

IN previous articles gear lubricants have been discussed and in the last part, we illustrated an described many different types of gear teeth wear. In order to familiarize the reader with typical examples of gear failures, we reproduce here unretouched photographs of actual gears where excessive wear or disintegration has occurred, in most cases due to faulty lubrication.

Citation

(1954), "Lubrication of GEARS: PART SIX – EXAMPLES OF FAILURES IN SERVICE", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 6 No. 7, pp. 12-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb052282

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MCB UP Ltd

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