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The article "Influence of Surface Roughness on Gear Pitting Behavior" appeared in the May/June 2006 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
In earlier studies, surface roughness has been shown to have a significant influence on gear pitting life. This paper discusses how high surface roughness introduces a wear mechanism that delays the formation of pits. Accompanied by a full-page technical review.

Keywords
pitting, FZG test, surface roughness

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