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Measuring Residual Stress in Gears - March/April 2015

The article "Measuring Residual Stress in Gears" appeared in the March/April 2015 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
I have heard that X-ray diffraction does not tell the whole story and that I should really run a fatigue test. I understand this may be the best way, but is there another method that gives a high degree of confidence in the residual stress measurement?

Keywords
x-ray diffraction, residual stress, inspection, non-destructive testing, measuring

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