Can we now put this one to rest? The Japanese manufacturers have made
this plain for years and now we have a definitive statement from
Rohn. That seems to cover all the bases.
At 12:16 12/06/2009, Brian K1LI wrote:
>I inquired directly to Rohn for a definitive answer to this pesky question.
>Contrary to the definition of "thrust bearing" that appears in other
>sources, Rohn says their TB series are meant only to bear lateral loads
>(i.e., loads perpendicular to the the bearing's axis of rotation); they are
>not meant to bear vertical loads (i.e., loads parallel to the the bearing's
>axis of rotation).
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