Kingsbury, Inc. Datasheets for Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic Bearings

Hydrostatic bearings and hydrodynamic bearings are fluid film bearings that rely on a film of oil or air to create a clearance between the moving and stationary elements.
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Product Name Notes
Plain Oil Lubricated Journal Bearings Kingsbury offers a standard line of plain journal bearings in addition to our proven tilting pad design. KN thick-walled metric bearings are designed for pressure oil-lubricated rotating machinery such as...
Flooded Lubrication Journal Bearings Over the years, Kingsbury engineers have refined the design of tilting pad journal bearings to increase performance, enhance operating stability, and extend operating life. The result is that Kingsbury equalizing...
Lubricated Journal Bearings -- BPG The patented BPG is a new type of directed lubrication journal bearing with Kingsbury's distinctive oil groove placed between the pads. It delivers significantly better performance in turbomachinery applications than...
Lubricated Journal Bearings -- LEG These bearings direct oil from an opening in the base ring, to the leading edge of the shoes, and onto the moving surfaces of the bearing. With this method, just...