Adding Air Drive For A Spindle Assembly

Drew Devitt describes some modifications to the Super Critical CO2 test core that included adding air drive for a spindle assembly. The spindle assembly has been modified by milling cups into the surface that allow air to move from an area of high pressure to an area...

Measuring Lift on Thrust Faces

Bently Bearings CTO Drew Devitt takes another look at the Super Critical CO2 Externally Pressurized Porous Gas Bearing Test Core. Drew explains the process of testing and measuring lift on thrust faces with an electronic indicator. To measure lift, weight was placed...