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The Capacity of Superfinished Vehicle Components to Increase Fuel Economy, Part I - January/February 2009

The article "The Capacity of Superfinished Vehicle Components to Increase Fuel Economy, Part I" appeared in the January/February 2009 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
This paper will present data from both laboratory and field testing demonstrating that superfinished components exhibit lower friction, operating temperature, wear and/ or higher horsepower, all of which translate directly into increased fuel economy.

Keywords
superfinishing, fuel economy, lubrication, efficiency, automotive gears

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