Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Locating bearing assembly for wind turbine gearbox shaft










Image Number 6 for United States Patent #7572061.

A locating bearing assembly (10) is provided that optimizes load distribution between bearing rows and for all rolling elements within the rows in either positive or negative torque conditions, by combining a single row tapered roller bearing with an angular contact ball bearing. The outer race (60) for the ball bearing is preloaded by a spring element (72) to prevent the balls (26) from floating freely between the ball bearing's inner and outer raceways (16, 64). This will insure that the balls (26) are always sufficiently loaded to roll along a single axis which is off set from the radial direction. The use of the single row tapered bearing and the preloaded angular contact ball bearing provides for a locating bearing assembly ("LBA") in which the ball bearing supports only reversing axial loads. All radial loads are borne by the tapered roller bearing and transmitted to the bearing assembly housing (30).








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Methods, systems, and media for swapping faces in images
Serial transmission system including transmitter apparatus and receiver apparatus, for use in transmission of AV data
Catalysts and process for producing aldehydes
Photoelectric conversion apparatus
Process for brominating unsaturated organic compounds with removal of quaternary ammonium or quaternary phosphonium monochlorides
System of providing an internet web site that assists medical professionals draft a letter of medical necessity or other documentation for transmission to a third party payer on behalf of a pa
Blend polymer gas separation membrane
  Randomly Featured Patents
Combined mop handle and mop holder
Method and apparatus for fractionation using conventional dielectrophoresis and field flow fractionation
Glider
Sink stopper
Novel organosilicon compound and method for the preparation thereof
Sound suppressor silencer baffle
Electrical connector for use with NATO equipment
Combined razor blade carrier and dispenser
NANO-electronics
Secured dispensing cabinet and methods