<VV> Turbocharger bearings

jvhroberts at aol.com jvhroberts at aol.com
Thu May 28 16:52:27 EDT 2009

 The proper term is plane bearing, as it defines the mode of lubrication. The journal 'planes' on the film of lubricant. 



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From: Clark Hartzel <chartzel at comcast.net>

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Subject: <VV> Turbocharger bearings

Is it a plane bearing or a plain bearing?  Actually I prefer "sleeve"


Clark (former engineer) Hartzel 


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