Active Magnetic Backup Bearings

Napoleon Engineering Services announces the release of backup bearings for use with active magentic bearings.

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Napoleon Engineering Services (NES Bearings) has announced the recent expansion of its bearing manufacturing capabilities to now include backup bearings for use with active magnetic bearings (AMB), where they serve as highly reliable secondary fail-safe systems.

  • Ensures successful operation of AMB systems
  • Enables controlled shutdown, in case of a power or control systems failure
  • Shaft drops 2 to 3 thousandths of an inch onto back-up bearing system, allowing it to coast to a stop without damage to shaft or surrounding machinery
  • Specialty heat treatments, wear-resistant material combinations, conventional or dry film lubricants and various cage and internal design characteristics help to effectively manage safe coast down of rotating shaft
  • Sizes range from 1 to 14 in. O.D.
  • Available in full ball complement or caged bearing design depending on application needs
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