porous bearing

porous bearing

[′pȯr·əs ′ber·iŋ]
(design engineering)
A bearing made from sintered metal powder impregnated with oil by a vacuum treatment.
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Such lower values are of importance in the design of porous bearings. Auxillar experiments were also conducted to measure the values of k, the permeability of the porous medium.