Making quality bearing steel

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Publication ID: EVOL_1996_E1_EN_2
Author: Thore Lund
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Making quality bearing steel

Demands on steel making for high performance products such as bearing are continually growing. Better understanding of steel making processes upon which bearings rely has led to significant benefits in product life and performance. At the heart of creating the best engineering steel are “clean steel” techniques that remove unwanted contaminants while introducing beneficial alloys and elements that enhance product performance. Steel making makes an often unsung contribution to bearing design and performance.Yet, in metallurgical terms, both the precision and control of steel processes have made advances akin to those in the computer industry.

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