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Multiple Concentric Tapered Ridges to Improve Load And Stiffness of Squeeze Bearings Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037771D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

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Thompson, DA Yarmchuk, EJ [+details]


The load supporting ability of a squeeze bearing can be increased by creating a succession of ridges along the exterior perimeter edge of the bearing. The succession of ridges acts as a number of separate edges for pumping up the bearing surface.