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ASTM announces publication on bearing steel technologies.

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September 16, 2010 - Available from ASTM International, STP 1524, Bearing Steel Technologies, 8th Volume includes 13 international peer-reviewed papers and recent research from bearing steelmakers, rolling bearing producers, and research and development institutes. Some topics include material and heat treatment design considerations, microstructure behavior in rolling contact, fatigue life prediction methodologies, and corrosion-resistant steel, and hydrogen effects in bearing steels.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Announces New Technical Publication on Bearing Steel Technologies

Press release date: September 14, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -STP 1524, Bearing Steel Technologies, 8th Volume: Developments on Rolling Bearing Steels and Testing, is now available from ASTM International. STP 1524 includes 13 international peer-reviewed papers that cover the latest information on bearing steel technologies and features recent research from bearing steelmakers, rolling bearing producers and research and development institutes. Topics covered include:
  • Bearing steel steelmaking and semi-finished product manufacturing technologies;
  • Material and heat treatment design considerations, including fracture mechanics and structural strength, for rolling bearings;
  • Microstructure behavior in rolling contact;
  • Fatigue life prediction methodologies;
  • Corrosion-resistant steel and hydrogen effects in bearing steels; and
  • Micro-cleanliness quality assurance in bearing steels. STP 1524, Bearing Steel Technologies, 8th Volume: Developments on Rolling Bearing Steels and Testing, is available in both print (252 pages; soft cover 6 x 9"; stock #: STP1524; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7510-5) and as an E-book (stock #: STP1524-EB; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8631-6) for $76. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org www.astm.org
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