Prevention of fastener loosening, part 3

Monday, November 10, 2014
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In the first two instalments in this series on the prevention of fastener loosening, we talked about methods of chemical thread-locking before starting to look at some of the mechanical methods in common used, of which there are many. As mentioned b... read more
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Turbocharger control

Monday, November 10, 2014
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The operating range of a turbocharger is limited by the design of not just the centrifugal compressor but also that of the inward radial flow turbine which powers it. For the unit to work satisfactorily in service, the compressor wheel and casing on ... read more
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Superfinishing of transmission gears

Monday, November 10, 2014
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The gears in racing transmissions are subject to loads that far exceed those in production cars. As such, careful attention needs to be paid to gear construction and design to ensure they are reliable and efficient. In the past we have looked at gear... read more
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