Designing Miniature Plastic Bearings

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Z. Rymuza

Warsaw University of Technology, 02-525 Warsaw, Poland

J. Tribol 112(1), 135-140 (Jan 01, 1990) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2920218 History: Received March 09, 1987; Online June 05, 2008


Designing procedure for miniature steel-polymer journal bearings is presented. The formulas useful for selecting main features of the polymeric bearing bush and enabling predicting tribological behavior including wear of the bearings discussed are given. The procedure presented may be also applicable at designing steel-polymer journal bearings used in machines.

Copyright © 1990 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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