Thread: Rear Axle Keys
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Old 08-12-2017, 03:41 PM   #30
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Default Re: Rear Axle Keys

Originally Posted by Railcarmover View Post
The use of an assembly compound like anti seize helps to prevent the pitting and galling evident on used axles. On perfect taper applications like machine tools I agree with the clean and dry concept.
Galling is the result of movement without lubrication. If the axle nut is tight enough, there will not be any movement to cause galling.
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