Clean Currents 2023

B3a: Flexipad: A New Coating Solution for Bearings

High-performance alternatives to babbitt are increasingly being used to improve bearing reliability, meet more demanding operating conditions, and reduce spare parts inventory.

This session will demonstrate a patented solution applied to hydro unit thrust bearings, with information on the very latest developments concerning guide bearings.

Presenter Information

Piotr Neubauer

Piotr Neubauer
Principal Engineer - Generator Mechanical
GE Renewable Energy
Demonstration Speaker

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