DEVELOPMENT OF TAPERED ROLLER BEARINGS FOR HIGH SPEED AND HEAVY HAUL RAILWAY SERVICE

Tapered roller bearings have been proven to provide reliable performance in railway service where other types of bearings have not performed satisfactorily. Tapered roller bearings can take combinations of heavy radial and thrust loads and thus are suited to high speed and heavy haul railway service. A premium bearing developed for heavy haul service does not require disassembly for inspection when removed from the axle, unless at the time of shopping the wheel set, the bearings have exceeded 966,000 kilometres or ten years of service. A spin-off from this, the no-field-lubrication or NFL bearing concept provides a bearing that is not relubricated in the field.

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 1-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00303705
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Session 402 Pap F.2 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1980 12:00AM