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    STP1404

    Bench Testing of Industrial Fluid Lubrication and Wear Properties Used in Machinery Applications

    Totten GE, Wedeven LD, Anderson M, Dickey JR
    Published: 2001


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    STP 1404 addresses various aspects of bench test selections and limitations, along with lubrication and wear simulations. Bench tests are commonly used to evaluate the lubrication and wear properties of industrial fluids when used in various types of machinery. They are often used without any validation of the lubrication and wear properties obtained in the machinery being modeled -- this has been a long-standing problem in the lubricants industry. This book attempts to address this problem.

    23 peer-reviewed papers cover:

    Problems of Bench Testing--discusses various difficulties associated with bench test selection, particularly as the test results correlate with equipment lubrication. Some suggestions to address equipment lubrication correlation problems are: selection of appropriate test conditions, development of custom-made test equipment, and use of lubrication and wear simulations to identify appropriate test conditions.

    Bench Tests and Test Development--examines proper design considerations and model validations to successfully apply bench tests in lubrication and wear analysis.

    Analysis--addresses a wide range of methodologies for evaluation of bench test results. These include examination of experimental test parameters, detection of boundary and EHD lubrication transitions, wear mode identification by debris analysis, and the utility of tribological aspect numbers.

    Modeling and Simulation--outlines the value and necessity of experimental simulation of tribological performance to properly evaluate machinery lubrication and wear problems.


    Table of Contents

    On The Reasons That Make Bench Tests Unrealiable

    Limitations of Bench Testing for Gear Lubricants

    Use of Bench Tests to Evaluate Water-Glycol Hydraulic Fluid Lubrication

    The Luleå Ball and Disc Apparatus

    A Spiral Orbit Rolling Contact Tribometer

    M-ROCLE Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel Lubricity Bench Test

    Assessment of the Tribological Function of Lubricants for Sheet Metal Forming

    Determination of Gear and Bearing Material Scuffing Limits Using High-Speed Disk Machines

    Effects of Friction Modifiers on Wear Mechanism of Some Steels Under Boundary Lubrication Conditions

    Testing Extreme Pressure and Anti-Wear Performance of Crankcase and Gearbox Lubricants

    Tribological Testing of Lubricants and Materials for the System “Piston Ring/Cylinder Liner” Outside of Engines

    Aircraft Hydraulic Pump Tests with Advanced Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

    A New Device for Traction Measurement on Ice

    Influence of Test Parameters on Tribological Results — Synthesis from Round Robin Tests

    Identification of Boundary Friction Coefficient Under Mixed Lubrication in Block-on-Ring Friction Tester with Aid of Partial EHL Analysis

    Investigation of Frictional Properties of Lubricants at Transient EHD-Conditions

    Bench Test Determinations of Wear Modes to Classify Morphological Attributes of Wear Debris

    A New Look at an Old Idea: The Torque Curve Revisited

    Evaluation of Fretting Wear Under Oscillating Normal Force

    The Use of Tribological Aspect Numbers in Bench Test Selection — A Review Update

    Corrosive Wear Testing of Metals in Seawater

    Simulation of Tribological Performance of Coatings for Automotive Piston Ring and Timing Chain in Bench Testing

    Tribology Testing for Load Carrying Capacity of Aircraft Propulsion System Lubricating Oils

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: D02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1404-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5453-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2867-5

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