Converting an Oil-Lubricated Bearing to Water for Environmental Gains

November 16, 2012

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 here


On January 16 2014 at 8:42 PM Thomas A Hartman said:

What is maximum design low speed shaft unit bearing pressure?

On October 19 2013 at 4:00 AM Khaleel said:

Kindly, explain how water Lubrication of Vertical Pumps reach all point of cooling and lubricating bearing in the enclosed line-shaft vertical pump.

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