Converting an Oil-Lubricated Bearing to Water for Environmental Gains

November 16, 2012 (Thordon in the News)

With environmental policies and legislations at every level of government becoming more stringent, the potential environmental and financial costs of an oil leak are causing many energy producers to consider water lubrication of bearings over conventional oil systems.  Converting a lower turbine guide bearing from an oil-lubricated system to a water-lubricated system potentially provides the same operational reliability of an oil-lubricated system without any risk of accidental or operational oil discharge to the environment.  To read the full article in Hydro Review Worldwide click Converting an Oil-Lubricated Bearing to Water for Enviromental Gains


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