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Performance Tests on Six-Inch Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings

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W. W. Gardner

Engineering, Waukesha Bearings Corp., Waukesha, Wisc.

J. of Lubrication Tech 97(3), 430-436 (Jul 01, 1975) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3452626 History: Received June 03, 1974; Online October 18, 2010

Abstract

Laboratory tests were conducted on six-in-dia tilting pad thrust bearings to compare operating characteristics of several pad facing and backing material combinations and also to study the effects of different oil feed and discharge arrangements. Tests were conducted at various speeds and loadings, including a series of failure tests. Results of these tests are presented.

Copyright © 1975 by ASME
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