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AISI 4140 is a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel, the chromium content provides good hardness penetration, and the molybdenum content ensures uniform hardness and high strength.
Article - 29 Nov 2016
The ferrography technique was developed in the 1970s to overcome the large particle detection deficiencies of spectrometric oil analysis.
Article - 11 May 2015
The key parameters for next generation products in various sectors are stability, speed, small footprint, and quick processing.
Article - 2 Sep 2014
New and in-service fluids encounter solid contamination from machinery burrs, filter deterioration and blow-by, worn mechanical seals, dirt and sand from the environment, and solid oxides from...
Article - 5 May 2006
This article discusses three techniques that can be used to improve the ability of optical emission spectrometers to detect and quantify large wear particles in lubricating oil. They are an acid...
Article - 16 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 16 May 2001
Low friction and excellent wear resistance (self-lubricating). Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 7 Mar 2014
Petroleum products constantly face problems due to the presence of moisture, which can cause expensive system components to become worn out.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
A novel coating material, "Armoloy", can be applied to materials to give them a hard, low friction and corrosion resistant surface.
Article - 16 Jul 2003
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is being seen as a novel technique for surface modification. How the process works, problems associated with it, electrode materials, wear and corrosion resistant...