Solar 10 kw Turbo-Alternator Bearing Study and 6000-Hour Test Program.
Final technical rept.,
SOLAR SAN DIEGO CALIF
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The report describes an analytical study program and a successful endurance test conducted on the 93,500 rpm bearings used to support the rotor assembly of the Solar 10 KW Turbo-Alternator Generator Set currently nearing the end of a development program under contract to the U.S. Army. The analytical study includes an evaluation of possible refinements to the bearing design and an investigation of fluid film bearings.
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