Spindle Air Purge
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31
The figure illustrates a texture spindle housing 5 altered by accommodating an air purge port 1. Air pressure passes through air purge port 1, around a bearing 2, and between a spindle shaft 4 and a containment ring 3. This protects bearing 2 from contamination caused from the texture process.