MNL37

    Chapter 16-Gear Lubricants

    Published: Jun 2003

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    Abstract

    GEAR DESIGN AND THE LUBRICANTS USED FOR THEIR APPLICATION have evolved continuously over the last 200 years [1]. These improvements were largely attributed to advances in gear design, metallurgy, lubricant additives and base oil refining [1,2]. Global trends in improved end user satisfaction, fuel economy, lower down time, cheaper maintenance, and improved equipment durability have provided the necessary motivation for increased competition among Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) [1-3]. As a result of these trends, gear lubricants currently are formulated to meet exacting standards required to lubricate gear boxes and automotive drivelines. the following sections covered the basics in gear lubricants depending on thier application.


    Author Information:

    Bala, V
    Cognis Corporation, Cincinnati, OH


    Paper ID: MNL10731M

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.B0

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL10731M


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    ISBN10: 0-8031-2096-6
    ISBN13: 978-0-8031-2096-9