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Ball Stud and Socket Assembly - Test Procedures

1987-02-01
HISTORICAL
J193_198702
The test procedures describe a method to laboratory test suspension and steering system ball stud and/or socket assemblies for functional characteristics. This procedure is an extension of SAE J 491b recommended practice on dimensional recommendations for ball studs towards a vehicle application. The tests are conducted either on ball studs individually or on complete integral assemblies representing the application. The purpose of this document is to provide a uniform method of testing ball studs and ball stud and socket assemblies to ensure that the parts will meet functional requirements of the application.
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BODY CORROSION—A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION

1993-11-01
HISTORICAL
J1617_199311
The mechanism of automotive body corrosion is scientific, based on established laws of chemistry and physics. Yet there are many opinions related to the cause of body corrosion, not always based on scientific axioms. The purpose of this SAE Information Report is to present a basic understanding of the types of body corrosion, the factors that contribute to body corrosion, the testing procedures, evaluation of corrosion performance, and glossary of related terms.
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