Although it took years for the air bearing to gain acceptance, in a wheel-dominated world, as a means of moving heavy loads, it now has a multitude of installations and wide usage. It is explained how air bearings work and the range of available sizes, each designed to lift a maximum rated load at a given pressure, is discussed.

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    • Journal article; air bearings
  • Authors:
    • Cownley, J
  • Publication Date: 1989

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  • Accession Number: 00657448
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM