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Old 01-05-2009
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Galling is not a problem for parts securely fastened together, only when they are free to move against each other.
This is true but you need one more ingredient to assure galling: Pressure

Actually this phenomenon is put to good use in industry, where parts can be permanently welded by just rubbing them together under extreme pressure.

The people who find fault in what you build typically don't build anything at all.
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