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Gradient Tempering Of Bearing RacesGradient-tempering process increases fracture toughness and resistance to stress-corrosion cracking of ball-bearing races made of hard, strong steels and subject to high installation stresses and operation in corrosive media. Also used in other applications in which local toughening of high-strength/low-toughness materials required.
Document ID
19910000479
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Parr, Richardson A. (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1991
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 15
Issue: 9
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
MFS-28496
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.