Owners of large-scale electric power generation facilities face many challenges as they meet the rising demand for energy. Rising fuel costs, environmental concerns, and requirements for increased power density and operational flexibility all lead to challenges to rotor-bearing systems. Machine designers seek bearing solutions that meet these challenges without sacrificing performance.
Waukesha Bearings' hydrodynamic bearings and magnetic bearing systems can be found in a wide variety of fossil-fueled and nuclear applications; combustion turbines, steam turbines, reactor coolant pumps, boiler feedwater pumps, nuclear ancillary blowers, and turbo-generators, to name a few. Regardless of the application, Waukesha Bearings has the products, knowledge and engineering expertise to help power generation customers increase performance, improve machine reliability and maximize profit.