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Limiting end float of a sleeve bearing machine

Publication date: 
April 2019
Author(s): 
Chuck Yung, EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist
Type of media: 
Article

There are applications where the end float inherent to a sleeve bearing machine is not desirable, and some means of limiting the axial movement is needed. This is usually accomplished by selecting an appropriate coupling and relying on the driven equipment to prevent axial movement of the motor shaft. 

Topic(s): 
AC motors
Bearings
Sleeve bearings