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April 2014
TLT Featured Story

Tribological Bearing Testing

The world's smallest bearings have an inner diameter of 0.5 mm and out diameter of 1.5 mm and a width of 0.65 mm (about the size of a pinhead). They are used in devices and micro-motors.

At the other extreme, some bearings measure 18 meters on their outer diameter and wiegh more than 15 tons. These are used in giant tunnerl boring machines.

In between are a multitude of machines that rely on the accuracy and durability of their bearings.Click here to continue reading Tribological Bearing Testing 



STLE Cincinnati Section Meeting, April 22, 2014  

STLE Detroit Section Meeting, April 23, 2014  

STLE Philadelphia Section - Education Workshop, April 24, 2014  

STLE LATAM Section 2nd Annual Meeting, April 24, 2014  



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