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Re: [TowerTalk] Thrust bearing / rotor load

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Thrust bearing / rotor load
From: Chris Pedder <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 07:54:36 +0000
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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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