by Jessica Whalen and Richard Livermore-Hardy. Published in International Power Engineer, May 2010.
Waukesha Bearings, a global leader in the design and manufacture of engineered hydrodynamic bearings, has secured a patent for its innovative trailing edge cooling technology. Trailing edge cooling increases [...]
By Richard Livermore-Hardy, Waukesha Bearings Published in Turbomachinery International, July/August 2014 An Alstom 450MVA hydrogen-cooled generator operating at 3,600 rev/min and equipped with a brush gear unit showed spiral vibration [...]
With the industry trending toward improved efficiency, in both new and existing equipment, higher demands are placed on the equipment and the bearings. When Alstom Power identified a phenomenon of [...]
In the May 2010 issue of International Power Engineer, Jessica Whelan and Richard Livermore-Hardy look at new large tilting pad radial bearings designed to further improve safety margins. It is difficult to [...]