TITLE

In search of longer wheel life

AUTHOR(S)
Ghidini, Ing Andrea
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Mar2010, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author talks about the wheel tests conducted at the Malmbanan iron ore in Sweden. He identifies factors that contribute to the quality of wheel steels including ductility and yield strength. He also explains the importance of the reprofiling process to avoid the formation of cavities and the development of a crack network.
ACCESSION #
48872663

 

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