Accession Number : AD0165092

Title :   Low Friction Bearing-Journal Arrangement.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lagally,Paul

Report Date : 27 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a new type of bearing-journal arrangement, which can operate with water as the lubricant or in a dry environment. It displays a kinetic coefficient of friction in the wet or dry state of less than 0.2,shows no sign of vibrational motion and is capable of bearing a low load of 100-1,000 psi.

Descriptors :   *Plastics, *Journal bearings, *Patents, Lubricants, Water, Polymers, Friction

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE