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Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic Spindles Part 2.

The hydrodynamic bearing is dependent on rotation and a low pressure oil supply to build up a wedge of oil between two surfaces – the shaft and bearing – to create the oil film producing the load support.  The geometry … Continue reading

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Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic Spindles Part 1.

In the small world of precision spindles, there exist two types of bearings; rolling element bearings and non-contact type bearings.  Rolling element bearings, as the term indicates, rotate due to integral components that roll such as balls and rollers.  Non-contact … Continue reading

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Precision Spindle Bearings: Storage Guidelines for a Long Shelf Life

Gros-Ite Precision spindle bearings—used by many industries, for many applications—are known for their extremely high degree of accuracy.  As such, a high quality precision bearing will provide precise accuracy for a long time, and come with a tested, proven shelf … Continue reading

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Understanding the Cause of and Solution to Spindle Failure

Spindles are a necessary component in a variety of industries and serving many applications.  A high quality spindle, designed using the latest technology, makes all the difference in the world.  Yet many don’t know exactly what a spindle is, how … Continue reading

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EDAC Machinery Common and Differentiating Questions and Answers

EDAC Machinery is a division of EDAC Technologies. EDAC Machinery is split into four business units that provide us with the expertise to meet the ever changing needs of our customers.  Because of the fact we are so diverse; clients … Continue reading

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Proper Care of Your Gros-Ite Precision Spindle: Oil Lubrication

A precision spindle is manufactured to gage-like exactness and should be handled carefully. Basic precautions should always be taken in preparing a spindle for operation; among these is the simple act of properly lubricating the bearings of the spindle, which … Continue reading

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EDAC Machinery – Manufacturing Solutions

EDAC Machinery is a division of EDAC Technologies. EDAC Machinery is split into four business units that provide us with the expertise to meet the ever changing needs of our customers. One of the business units within EDAC Machinery is … Continue reading

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