Accession Number:

AD0628937

Title:

A STUDY OF SLEEVE BEARINGS IN AIRCRAFT SUPPORT STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OHIO

Report Date:

1966-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

A research program was conducted to develop design information and data for plain airframe bearings. The type of information developed in this program included bearing life, load-carrying ability, frictional characteristics, and bearing wear rates. Emphasis was placed on grease-lubricated, high-strength steel bearings and self-lubricating Teflon-fabric bearings. Prior to the experimental work, a survey was made of airframe manufacturers to determine the present and future needs for plain-bearing design information. Based on the results of the survey, bearing materials were selected and their operating characteristics measured in an airframe-bearing-evaluation apparatus.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE