IMPACT OF VEHICLE CHANGES UPON GEAR LUBRICANT REQUIREMENTS
The authors provide evidence indicating that oils meeting only the minimum requirements of API GL-5 do not always provide adequate gear protection, especially in severe duty applications. Increases in commercial vehicle power and loading have accentuated the need for oils of greater load carrying ability. A modified version of the standard L-37 test may help identify oils that possess superior durability and thermal characteristics. Future gear lubricants should provide improved fuel economy, increased manual transmission life; and frictional characteristics that allow noise free performance in limited slip differentials.
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- Fuels and Lubricants Meeting San Francisco, California, October 31-November 3, 1983.
Warrendale, PA United States 15096
- Schiemann, L F
- Ross, A R
- Graham, R
- Publication Date: 1983
- Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 12 p.
- TRT Terms: Gears; Lubricants; Motor vehicles; Performance based specifications; Specifications; Vehicle characteristics
- Uncontrolled Terms: Requirement
- Subject Areas: Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00382529
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 831732, HS-036 515
- Files: HSL, USDOT
- Created Date: Apr 30 1984 12:00AM