Twenty-five peer-reviewed papers, written by experts in 14 countries, provide the latest global advances in bearing steel quality assurance. Sections cover:Review of Global Bearing Steel and the Rolling Bearing Industrydescribes the impact of Swedish steel technology on bearing steel quality assurance. Developments in Global Bearing Steel Making Processesdetails a study of vacuum carbon deoxidation of high carbon chromium bearing steelAdvances in Steel Maker Testing and Quality Assurancecovers advances in bearing steel quality assurance by ultrasonic testing technologies; evaluation procedures of nonmetallic inclusions in steel for highly reliable bearings; reliability of cleanliness measurements; and radioactivity inspection applied in the steel-making industryImplementation and Use of Extreme Value Analysis Micro Inclusion Rating Methodologydescribes the methodology behind the ASTM E2283 Extreme Value Analysis. Bearing Steel Making and Bearing Manufacturing Metallurgy Quality Assuranceprovides data on the bearing steel casting method, alloy content/hardenability, forging symmetry and tube making. Low Alloy Bearing Steels and Heat Treatments for Improved Bearing Qualitydiscusses new developments in through hardened bearing steel grades for use in contaminated lubrication; and characteristics of vanadium addition in hardened steel for rolling contact applications. High Alloy Bearing Steels and Heat Treatments for Improved Bearing Qualitycovers duplex hardened steel, plasma heat treatment, nitrided high temperature steel, austentic stainless steel. Microstructure Transformation and Use in Advanced Rolling Bearing Performance Predication and Quality Assuranceexamines x-ray microdiffraction measurements for the analysis of bearing operation conditions; and the flaking process in bearings by white etching area generation. Advances in Material Quality Factors in Life Predictioncovers multi-axial fatigue criteria and micro plastic material models that support the advances in material quality factoring for bearing life prediction.
A Review of Swedish Bearing Steel Manufacturing and Quality Assurance of Steel Products
Ölund P., Johansson T., Lund T.
Study of Vacuum Carbon-Deoxidization of High Carbon Chromium Bearing Steel
Minghua X., Zheng L.
Experiences in Using Ultrasonic Testing of Bearing Steel for Demanding Applications
Janser K., Roesch O., Trojahn W.
Evaluation Procedures of Nonmetallic Inclusions in Steel for Highly Reliable Bearings
Hiraoka K., Kato Y., Takasu I., Unigame Y.
Rapid Evaluation of Inclusions in Bearing Steel
Muroi T., Nagasawa W., Narai H., Ohori M.
Radioactivity Inspections Applied to the Steelmaking Industry
Buoro S., Giurgevich M.
Statistical Analysis of Nonmetallic Inclusions for the Estimation of Rolling Contact Fatigue Range and Quality Control of Bearing Steel
Courbon J., Dudragne G., Girodin D., Vincent A.
Cleanliness of Bearing Steels and Fatigue Life of Rolling Contacts
Gabelli A., Ioannides E., Kerrigan A., Kuijpers J.
The Challenge of Multiple Particles in Extreme Value Inclusion Rating
Anderson C., Beretta S.
New Development in Through Hardened Bearing Steel Grades for Use in Contaminated Lubrication
Daguier P., Roesch O., Trojahn W.
Characteristics of Vanadium Alloyed Carbonitrided Steel for Rolling Bearing Applications
Han H., Lee J., Park C., Song B., Yoo S.
Performance Evaluation of “Duplex Hardened” Bearings for Advanced Turbine Engine Applications
Brock J., Poulin P., Streit E.
Comparison of Fatigue Performances of 32CrMoV13 and M50 Steels in Presence of Surface Indents
Dudragne G., Jacq C., Nelias D., Robin Y., Vincent A.
The Development of an Austenitic Stainless Steel Bearing with High Corrosion Resistance and High Nonmagnetic Property
Mitamura N., Oohori M., Tanaka S., Ueda K.
Characterization of Wear and Surface Reaction Layer Formation on Aerospace Bearing Steel M50 and a Nitrogen-Alloyed Stainless Steel
Ebner R., Hutter H., Krecar D., Leitner H., Peissl S., Rabitsch R.
X-ray Microdiffraction for the Analysis of Bearing Operation Conditions
Girones A., Vegter R., Verschoor H.
Study on Flaking Process in Bearings by White Etching Area Generation
Hiraoka K., Isomoto T., Nagao M.
Are Multiaxial Fatigue Criteria Appropriate When Steels With Surface Defects are Subjected to Rolling Contact Fatigue
Beretta S., Bernasconi A., Desimone H.
Micro-Plastic Material Model and Residual Fields in Rolling Contacts
Espejel G., Gabelli A., Popescu G., Wemekamp B.
Paper ID: STP1465-EB