YMS--METHOD FOR MEASURING SMALL AMOUNTS OF WHEEL WEAR

With a resolution of about plus or minus 4.00001 in (plus or minus 0.000001 m), railway wheel wear can be measured after a running distance of a few miles. The method can present a plot of the wear distribution on the wheel profile. It is used for field measurements on railway wheels with good results. This article describes the method.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications

    Penthouse 1, 15 West 55th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10019
  • Authors:
    • Anderson, T J
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

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  • Accession Number: 00316562
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM