Study of Fork Tube Failure in Motorcycle Using Scanning Electron Microscope

  • Sudhir Pawaskar, Prabhakar M. Bhovi
  • Published 2014


Fork tubes, in motorcycles forms the front suspension assembly allowing the front tyre to maintain contact with the road for better handling and braking. Motorbike forks are generally made from cold drawn seamless tube of alloy steel ( as per BIS specification) with a coating of hard chrome. Fork tube failure of motorcycle is one which would cause injury… (More)


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