Accession Number : ADD010295

Title :   Reliability Roller Bearing.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schaefer,James R

Report Date : 24 May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An improved reliability roller bearing having an outer ring; inner ring made up of three separable elements, that is, two guide rails and an inner raceway; a plurality of rollers interposed between the inner ring and the outer ring and a cage for supporting the rollers therebetween. Both guide rails entrap up to 60% of the roller diameter. In addition, the roller bearing incorporates therein a novel lubricant distribution system which is formed within the guide rails. Even distribution of lubricant is obtained by a centrifugally fed weir built into both guide rails.

Descriptors :   *Patents, Roller bearings, Antifriction bearings, High velocity, Rings, Shaft couplings, Rotation, Rollers, Mechanical guides, Lubrication, Slots, Bearing cages, Safety, Cost effectiveness

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE