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Bearing Preload Measuring Tool

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059059D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Brooks, PE [+details]

Abstract

The technique of measuring bearing preload is a pragmatic approach to monitoring and controlling the level of axial interference between bearing pairs. It is particularly suited for use in a direct access storage device (DASD) assembly where uniform performance cannot be achieved without a constant degree of axial bearing stiffness.