Hydrodynamic Fixed or Tilting-Pad Thrust Bearings

Kingsbury hydrodynamic, tilting pad thrust bearings, in flooded lubrication or directed lubrication styles, are used in high speed turbine, generator, compressor and gear drive applications.


Kingsbury thrust products run the gamut from budget-friendly fixed profile bearings for less demanding applications to advanced LEG directed lubrication technology for high speed machinery.

 

Directed Lubrication Thrust
As rotating equipment evolves, so do Kingsbury's directed lubrication bearing products.
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Flooded Lubrication Thrust
Kingsbury tilting-pad flooded lubrication bearings are the result of over 100 years of engineering, testing, and actual field application.
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Advanced Materials Thrust
If you need a bearing for an unusually harsh application, Kingsbury can help you find a solution.
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Fixed Profile Thrust
Kingsbury's hydrodynamic fixed profile thrust bearings perform well at high speeds and high loads, and are well suited to rotating machinery in OEM applications.
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Thrust Bearings
     Directed Lubrication
        - LEG
        - SlimLine
        - KingCole
     Flooded Lubrication
        - EQH
        - VK
        - NE
     Advanced Materials
     Fixed Profile
  




Kingsbury Technical* Articles:
Further Test Results of the Leading-Edge Groove (LEG) Tilting Pad Thrust Bearing

Evaluation of a High Speed, Light Load, Phenomenon in Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings



Measured Temperature Characteristics of 152 mm Diameter Pivoted Shoe Journal Bearings with Flooded Lubrication

*Kingsbury, co-inventor of the tilting pad bearing, maintains its technical leadership in tilting pad bearings by continuing research.