DEVELOPMENT OF WHEEL SET MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUE

The wheel, an essential component of rolling stock, is subjected to increasing stress on high speed trains, JNR has worked with Sumitomo Metal, Japan's major wheel and tire fabricator, in developing the wheelset for the Shinkansen which is characterized by light weight and high fatigue strength and wear resistance. This article describes techniques used in wheel manufacture.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Masuko, Y
    • Suzuki, S
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 6-8
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  • Accession Number: 00188083
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM