Pre-Tension Thrust Bearings - December 2014
The article "Pre-Tension Thrust Bearings" appeared in the December 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
What is the recommended method of gripping a spinning shaft (with up to 130 hp of rotational energy) to install pre-tension thrust bearings and conventional thrust bearings (load = hundreds of pounds) when the shaft cannot have any high points because it must pass through an area of tight clearances to assemble? Will snap rings still withstand the harsh vibration of this environment?
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