Browse Publications Technical Papers 2010-01-1906

A New Approach to Evaluate Wear on Automotive Leaf Spring Suspension Bushes 2010-01-1906

Traditionally the bushes used for automotive suspension are tested by methods which either don't address the environmental conditions including dust or mud, which convert a 2-body wear condition to 3-body wear condition prevailing in the field or not representative of the complete load bearing area of the bushes coming in contact with the pin. To address the above issues, a novel method of testing has been designed to take care of the loading type, environmental conditions and load bearing area of the bushes to simulate the field conditions.


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