Presenter: Greg Auger, Global Strategic Account Manager – Hydro Power
By learning the fundamentals of water lubricated bearings and their behaviour in hydro turbine applications, all participants including turbine designers, will gain a greater understanding of how to select and design the optimal bearing solution for each application. Learn about stiffness and damping characteristics of a hydrodynamic water film bearing, understand the different lubrication regimes (hydrodynamic, mixed, and boundary friction), as well as load carrying capability and design factors that influence fluid film thickness (grooves, clearance, etc.).
07 Jul 2020
Thordon Bearings Inc., a Thomson-Gordon Group company, is a family-owned business manufacturing high performance, oil and grease-free bearing systems, seals and other shaft line products for the global marine, clean power, pump and industrial markets. Thordon bearing systems offer exceptional wear life, a low coefficient of friction and can be easily ...