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New Bearing Designs Meet Demands for Extended Pump Operating Life

March 16, 2015

 

By Barry Blair, Chief Engineer, Waukesha Bearings

Hidrax HT thrust bearing for ESPs in SAGD environmentsThe pump industry, like many others in today’s economic landscape, is striving to extend equipment operating life while putting greater demands on that equipment. Developments toward longer life and increased productivity are creating a chain reaction of demands, innovations and improvements.

As the industry continues to push the limits for greater efficiency, the pumps require higher quality bearings with a greater operating range.

Read about recent bearing developments for electric submersible pumps, subsea pumps and traditional oil-lubricated pumps in the February 2015 issue of Modern Pumping Today.

Download the PDF below, or read the article online at Modern Pumping Today.