spring bearings

spring bearings

[′spriŋ ¦ber·iŋz]
(naval architecture)
Bearings designed to take the weight of the propeller shaft inside a vessel.
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With these properties, they offer added value compared with steel spring bearings or hydraulic cylinders, as disruptive vibrations are largely minimized, said Verena Weiss, head of industry at ContiTech Air Spring Systems.
It fits into areas of the insert that must be sealed off and holds the insert in place, eliminating the need for metal slides or spring bearings that could mar or scratch the insert.