Accession Number : ADA183289

Title :   Modification of Lubricant Traction Measuring Device.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 83-Jul 84,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSAL ENERGY SYSTEMS INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s) : Sharma,Shashi K

PDF Url : ADA183289

Report Date : 16 Jan 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Lubricant Traction Measuring Device (Traction Rig) was designed and manufactured by Shaker Research Corporation. In the original design, the operation of the traction rig was primarily manual with provisions for automatic data logging but without anticipating and traction rig operation was completely automated and computerized. Mechanical difficulties were also encountered during operation of the traction rig. The purpose of this document is to record the mechanical problems faced in operation of the traction rig from October 1983 to April 1984 and the modification carried out to solve them. Calibration of disc load versus the applied load is also reported.

Descriptors :   *LUBRICANTS, *TRACTION, *TEST EQUIPMENT, *LUBRICATION, AUTOMATIC, DATA PROCESSING, RECORDING SYSTEMS, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, CALIBRATION, DISKS, MECHANICS, PROBLEM SOLVING, OPERATION, FRICTION, RELIABILITY, COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE