At Powers and Sons, LLC, we are proud of our technical knowledge. Following are some of the technical papers we have presented.

  Cameron Plint (PDF – 796 KB)
Working with Dow Automotive, Powers and Sons, LLC developed a method to evaluate the wear contribution effects of lubricant, bearing material, ball surface hardness, ball surface finish and internal pressure on bearing wear.

 Metal Processes (PDF – 178 KB)
A detailed discussion of the forging process. Describes forging equipment, tooling required, forging properties and cost drivers.

 Lash Survey (PDF – 230 KB)
All parts wear. How much does a ball joint have to wear before it is noticeable to the driver? We conducted a study to find the answer.

 Benchmarking (PDF – 764 KB)
An overview of the Powers and Sons, LLC benchmarking library-Why we benchmark and what we’ve learned.