Differences in Mechanisms for Fretting Wear Reduction between Oil and Grease Lubrication

@article{Maruyama2017DifferencesIM,
  title={Differences in Mechanisms for Fretting Wear Reduction between Oil and Grease Lubrication},
  author={Taisuke Maruyama and Tsuyoshi Saitoh and Atsushi Yokouchi},
  journal={Tribology Transactions},
  year={2017},
  volume={60},
  pages={497 - 505}
}
ABSTRACT The different mechanisms of fretting wear in oil and grease lubrication and methods to reduce fretting wear were examined by means of thrust ball bearings in this study. Tests of fretting wear under oil lubrication were conducted. It was confirmed that high-viscosity oil can reduce fretting wear at high velocity (i.e., high frequency) through oil film formation. In the case of grease lubrication, the influence of velocity on fretting wear was significantly different for low- and high… 
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