Accession Number : AD0780308

Title :   Wear Damage to Spur Gears,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE STANDARDS LABS MARIBYRNONG (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Cummins,R. A. ; Doyle,E. D. ; Rebecchi,B.

Report Date : 07 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Electron microscopic studies of damage to spur gears in an experimental gearbox have shown that rolling contact fatigue plays a major role supplemented by abrasive wear. It is noteworthy that the most voluminous part of the wear debris consisted of extremely fine particles of thickness below 0.2 micrometers. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Gears, Wear, Damage, Fatigue(Mechanics), Friction, Roll, Electron microscopy, Australia

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE