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Virtual preloaded bearing

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NSWCDD

A preload bearing is provided for mounting into an orifice in a shock-inducing platform. The bearing includes a cylindrical housing insertable into the orifice of the platform with a housing axis oriented vertically in relation to the platform, the housing having a closed bottom end and an open top end; a scraper that attaches to the bottom end of the housing for receiving compressive load from underneath; a crown roller disposed to extend radially from the housing; a shaft coaxial with the crown roller disposed within the housing along a roller axis perpendicular to the housing axis; and a cap that covers the open top end of the housing.

Inventors: 
Fowler IV, Robert Joseph
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Machines and Processing
FIle Date: 
2015-07-01
Grant Date: 
2016-08-23
Grant time: 
419 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
7
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY