Advanced Technology of Automotive Connecting Rod

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The present requirements for the connecting rod are indicated and the fracture splitting (FS) technologies for constructing the big end boss are reviewed. Two possibilities of FS for a high strength Cr-Mo steel and Ti alloys were discussed. The carburized quench-temper FS connecting rod has a superior fatigue strength with a high dimensional accuracy at the big end boss. The possibility of using a titanium FS connecting rod was examined and proposed.

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Materials Science Forum (Volumes 539-543)

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T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer , C. Ravindran

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4850-4854

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T. Kubota and H. Yamagata, "Advanced Technology of Automotive Connecting Rod", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 4850-4854, 2007

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March 2007

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