Cartridge Bearings With EPP Technology

Externally pressurized gas bearings have not been the first choice of turbo equipment designers. Aerodynamic bearings, like foil bearings or dry gas seals, are much more popular in use. Externally Pressurized Aerostatic bearings do have advantages though, especially...

Visit Bently Bearings At TPS 2018

Come visit Bently Bearings by New Way at the 2018 Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia. Bently Bearings by New Way will be exhibiting in Booth 1315 at the show, alongside New-Seal by New Way (Booth 1414). Bently Bearings will be showing their Externally Pressurized Porous...

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...