Bearing the strain

Venables, Mark
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p37
Focuses on the SKF's proposal of the use of large, double row, spherical roller bearings and specially-designed hearing housings to support Scotland's Falkirk Wheel, a giant rotating boatlift. Transfer of boats between the Forth and Clyde Canal, and the Union Canal between Glasgow and Edinburgh; Use of a pair of four meter diameter, three-row, slewing bearings; Combination of radial and axial loads.


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