With technological advances in steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD), electric submersible pumps (ESPs) are operating at higher temperatures and placing increased demands on the thrust bearings in the seal/protector section and motor.
To sustain high load capacity at these high temperatures, Waukesha Bearings offers the Hidrax™ HT thrust bearing.
- Rated maximum oil bath temperature of 300°C (572°F)
- Rated bearing unit load of 8 MPa (1160 psi)
- Tungsten carbide lining
- Sizes up to 200 mm (8″)
- Center or offset pivot
- Drop-in replacement option