How to Prevent Galling in Threaded Fasteners

How to Prevent Galling in Threaded Fasteners

Why Prevent Galling? If you have worked long in mechanical system assembly, operation, or maintenance, you may have seen cases, where simple measures taken to prevent galling of a threaded fastener could have prevented major disruption to an operation. The losses of...
How to Prevent Galling

How to Prevent Galling

What is Galling? Galling is damage that occurs on sliding metal surfaces when a combination of excessive force and high friction cause the transfer of material. Often macroscopic, between the two surfaces the metal from one surface tears away and becomes embedded in...