What is dynamic balancing?


Dynamic balancing is simply the practice of spinning a rotating apparatus, such as a drive shaft or armature at a high rate of speed in a balancing machine. Vibration is reduced by subtracting or adding weight. A balancing machine is outfitted with sensors, and once a rotating piece has been brought up to the pre-determined […]

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How do you make a Babbitt bearing?


Babbitt bearings are made in a few simple steps. Bearing shells are restored by melting out the original Babbitt material. The grit is blasted from the shells. The bearing shells are inspected and immersed in a 100% molten tin bath to assure a good bond for the new Babbitt. The prepared shell is placed into […]

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