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Performance Testing of Composite Bearing Materials for Large Hydraulic Cylinders - April 2017

Leo Dupuis

The article "Performance Testing of Composite Bearing Materials for Large Hydraulic Cylinders" appeared in the April 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Large hydraulic cylinders (LHCs) are integral components in the functioning of large machines in mechanically demanding, corrosive and abrasive environments, such as offshore drilling rigs. The materials utilized in these largescale hydraulic systems must deliver reliable performance throughout their expected lifecycle.

Keywords
bearing materials, hydraulic cylinders, Bosch Rexroth

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