Bearing may refer to:

  • Bearing (navigation), a term for direction
  • Bearing (mechanical), a component that separates moving parts and takes a load
  • Bearing capacity
  • Bearings (album), by Ronnie Montrose in 2000

Other articles related to "bearing, bearings":

Stave Bearing - Cooling
... Although immersion alone is often sufficient to lubricate the bearing, additional cooling and also flushing away of any gritty particles that could cause damage may be achieved on large ships by ... This flow passes along grooves in the bearing surface, leading outboard ...
Stave Bearing - Materials
... The staves must resist the forces in the bearing and offer adequate lubrication from this water alone ... The tradename "Cutless" is used for these rubber bearings and this name has also, along with its misspelling 'Cutlass', become a generic term for them ... Where used on small boats, the bearing is often moulded in one cylindrical piece of rubber, although the inner surface is grooved so that it still functions as a stave bearing ...
Sheesha (film) - Structure and Operation - Components - Purge Valve
... This one-way valve is typically a simple ball bearing sitting over a port which seals the port by gravity alone and will open if positive pressure is created ... The bearing will be held captive with a screw-on cover ... The cover should be opened and the bearing and seat cleaned of residue and corrosion regularly to ensure proper sealing ...
Stave Bearing
... A stave bearing is a simple journal bearing where a shaft rotates in a bearing housing ... usual arrangement where the fixed part of the bearing surrounds most of the circumference of the shaft in one or two pieces, a stave bearing uses a large number of axial ...

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