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The article "Influence of Lubrication on Pitting and Micropitting Resistance of Gears" appeared in the March/April 1990 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Pitting and micropitting resistance of case-carburized gears depends on lubricants and lubrication conditions. Pitting is a form of fatigue damage. On this account a short time test was developed. The test procedure is described. The "pitting test" was developed as a short time test to examine the influence of lubricants on micropitting. Test results showing the influence of case-carburized gears on pitting and micropitting are presented.

Keywords
lubrication, pitting, micropitting, fatigue

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