MANUFACTURE OF ONE-PIECE WHEELS AND AXLES AT THE DUNES WORKS OF CREUSOT-LOIRE AND THE VALENCIENNES LES DUNES (VALDUNES) CONSORTIUM

FABRICATION DES ROUES MONOBLOCS ET DES ESSIEUX A L'USINE DES DUNES DE LA SOCIETE CREUSOT-LOIRE ET DU GROUPEMENT D'INTERET ECONOMIQUE VALENCIENNES LES DUNES

A detailed description is given of the production of wheels, mostly from open hearth steel, including steelmaking, casting of ingots, forging of the wheels, and quality control. This is followed by a description of ingot casting, rolling, forging, heat treating, and machining of the axles. Special metallurgical problems, those resulting from service performance and those involving compliance with specifications are dealt with on examples.

  • Authors:
    • Dupuis, B
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 403-417
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00128878
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM