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Lubricants 2015, 3(2), 91-112;

Survey of Damage Investigation of Babbitted Industrial Bearings

Pioneer Motor Bearing Company, 129 Battleground Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086, USA
Academic Editors: Romeo P. Glovnea and Michel Fillon
Received: 28 October 2014 / Revised: 9 March 2015 / Accepted: 9 March 2015 / Published: 1 April 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Friction and Lubrication of Bearings)
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This survey collects the efforts to understand the sources and consequences of damage to babbitted industrial bearings, which operate by means of a hydrodynamic, or hydrostatic, film. Major individual damage types are discussed in the context of major damage categories. View Full-Text
Keywords: whitemetal; babbitt; journal; thrust; damage whitemetal; babbitt; journal; thrust; damage

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Branagan, L.A. Survey of Damage Investigation of Babbitted Industrial Bearings. Lubricants 2015, 3, 91-112.

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