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A New Criterion for Predicting Rolling-Element Fatigue Lives of Through-Hardened Steels

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J. L. Chevalier

U. S. Army Air Mobility R & D Laboratory, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

E. V. Zaretsky, R. J. Parker

NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

J. of Lubrication Tech 95(3), 287-293 (Jul 01, 1973) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3451808 History: Received March 06, 1972; Revised July 03, 1972; Online October 18, 2010

Abstract

A carbide factor was derived based upon a statistical analysis which related rolling-element fatigue life to the total number of residual carbide particles per unit area, median residual carbide size, and percent residual carbide area. An equation was empirically determined which predicts material hardness as a function of temperature. The limiting temperatures of all of the materials studied were dependent on initial room temperature hardness and tempering temperature. An equation was derived combining the effects of material hardness, carbide factor, and bearing temperature to predict rolling-element bearing life.

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