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High Speed, Automatable Superfinishing of Rear-Axle Hypoid Gears

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

The benefits gained by superfinishing rear-axle hypoid gearsets are now well documented. Friction, wear and operating temperature are significantly reduced. The main impediment to commercially implementing this process, however, is that it increases ...

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Superfinishing Rear Axle Gears – A Significant Step Toward Reducing Automotive Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted by on Friday, November 15th, 2013 in

New regulations make it imperative that the European and US automotive industries meet strict, lower greenhouse gas emission standards....

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Superfinishing Motor Vehicle Ring and Pinion Gears

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

Today, the motor vehicle market is focusing on "lubed for life" differentials requiring no service for the life of the vehicle. Still, differentials are prone to develop problems of one sort or another since they are used to transmit a heavy torque t...

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The Capacity of Superfinished Vehicle Components to Increase Fuel Economy

Posted by on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 in

The lubricant industry is emphasizing the use of low-viscosity lubricants to increase fuel economy. Fuel mileage increases as high as 8% are claimed when conventional engine and driveline lubricants are replaced with new generation products....

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