This is the seventh and last of a series* on principles and characteristics of metallic plain bearing materials and how to optimize them in given uses. Part 1 appeared in June 1994, p. 36; Part 2, July 1994, p. 32; Part 3, Aug. 1994, p. 90; Part 4...
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