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Measurement of the rotational slippage of the inner race of railroad bearings
Author(s): J. Kevin Kesler; Cameron Stuart; Donald E. Gray
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Paper Abstract

A key to gaining an understanding of the bearing failure process and the risk of a catastrophic failure was the measurement of the relative motion between the bearing and the axle under simulated service conditions. The instrumentation and test techniques described here allowed direct measurements of the bearing cone slip during field testing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2458, Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Railroads, (30 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212674
Show Author Affiliations
J. Kevin Kesler, ENSCO, Inc. (United States)
Cameron Stuart, ENSCO, Inc. (United States)
Donald E. Gray, Federal Railroad Administration (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2458:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Railroads
Donald E. Gray; Daniel H. Stone, Editor(s)

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