Accession Number : AD0163932

Title :   Low Friction Seawater Lubricated Bearing Journal Arrangement.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lagally,Paul ; Nagy,Robert P.

Report Date : 03 APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent describes a new type of low friction bearing-journal arrangement which can be lubricated by seawater, wherein, the rubbing surface of a titanium journal in combination with a high density of polyethylene bearing is protected against scuffing or galling by a small concentration of iodine which may be absorbed at the bearing surface or be present as a water-soluble iodine salt or complex.

Descriptors :   (*JOURNAL BEARINGS, *PATENTS), (*LUBRICANT ADDITIVES, JOURNAL BEARINGS), SEA WATER, TITANIUM ALLOYS, POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS, IODINE COMPOUNDS, WEAR RESISTANCE

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE