Fluid Bearings

Some articles on bearings, fluid bearings, bearing, fluid:

Inertial Tracking Device - Basic Schemes - Fluid-suspended Gyrostabilized Platforms
... would be beneficial to eliminate the slip rings and bearings of the gimbals ... Therefore, some systems use fluid bearings or a flotation chamber to mount a gyrostabilized platform ... The fluid bearings are pads with holes through which pressurized inert gas (such as Helium) or oil press against the spherical shell of the platform ...
Fluid Bearing - Characteristics and Principles of Operation
... Fluid bearings can be relatively cheap compared to other bearings with a similar load rating ... The bearing can be as simple as two smooth surfaces with seals to keep in the working fluid ... In contrast, a conventional rolling-element bearing may require many high-precision rollers with complicated shapes ...
Fluid Bearing
... Fluid bearings are bearings which support the bearing's loads solely on a thin layer of liquid or gas ... They can be broadly classified into two types fluid dynamic bearings and hydrostatic bearings ... Hydrostatic bearings are externally pressurized fluid bearings, where the fluid is usually oil, water or air, and the pressurization is done by a pump ...

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