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thrust bearing

[′thrəst ‚ber·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A bearing which sustains axial loads and prevents axial movement of a loaded shaft.

thrust bearing

A support for a shaft designed to take up its end thrust.
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Calculation model of the thrust bearing is built with the assumptions made in the previous chapters.
Centrifugal Effects in Thrust Bearings and Seals under Laminar Conditions.
Tapered roller thrust bearings are used for automobile parts, such as transmissions and wheels.
Over the past years it has been shown that lubrication performance in parallel surface thrust bearings can be improved by two predominant phenomena, i.
Severe-duty thrust bearings to increase fatigue life by 2 to 5 times.
The accessories include thrust bearings with nylon ball retainers, offered in steel and stainless steel for corrosive environments, and Teflon thrust washers, which have a low coefficient of friction and are noncompressing.
Types include spherical roller bearings, angular contact ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller thrust bearings, tapered roller bearings, deep groove ball bearings, and four-point contact ball bearings.
It features heavy-duty thrust bearings to handle axial screw thrust, and heavy-duty helical gearboxes to provide reliability.