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Sleeve Bearings or Tilting Pad Bearings - Ask the Expert - August 2012

Erwin V. Zaretsky, Joseph J. Wilkes

The article "Sleeve Bearings or Tilting Pad Bearings - Ask the Expert" appeared in the August 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
A reader asks whether sleeve bearings can take the place of more expensive tilting pad bearings in a high-speed compressor application.

Keywords
sleeve bearings, tilting pad bearings, compressors

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