Lambda Ratio

Repairing Wind Turbine Gears and Assemblies with Isotropic Superfinishing

Posted by on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 in

As the wind turbine industry matures, the importance of operations and management (O&M) costs grows. In the early years of large kilowatt and small megawatt class wind turbines, pre-mature gearbox failure due to gear fatigue was very common and was a...

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Materials Matter: Lambda Ratio

Posted by on Friday, October 21st, 2016 in

The lambda ratio was originally developed to quantify the quality of lubricant operating regimes relative to bearing performance....

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The Effect of the Surface Roughness Profile on Micropitting

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

A wide choice of surface roughness parameters is available to characterize components, such as gears or bearings, with the goal of predicting the performance of such metal--to--metal contacting parts....

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