Monday, December 30, 2019

Thrust pad lubrication

  • By LO branching pipe coming from main LO pump through the nozzle and sprayed on to the thrust collar.
  • Rotation of thrust collar causing the formation of LO wedge.
  • Hydrodynamic fluid film to be formed between rotating and stationary part .
  • This film prevents metal to metal contact .ie between the thrust pad and collar .
  • Pad is same material as white metal bearing

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