Improving the Performance of Sleeve Bushings and Thrust Washers in Transmissions 680425
The performance of sleeve bushings and plain thrust washers in transmissions is influenced greatly by their environment and operating conditions. In order to achieve optimum performance, an understanding of these factors is essential.
This paper discusses these factors and their importance by reviewing the types of bushing and washer distress with emphasis on corrective measures.
It also presents new data on the load carrying capacity of various thrust washer materials.