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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2022, 05:11 PM
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Posted By BillL
Mike, valid observation. Hydrodynamic lubrication...

Mike, valid observation. Hydrodynamic lubrication (oil) requires that the surface finish of the mating parts be sufficiently smooth so that the oil film is greater than the finish, else the tips...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2022, 07:05 AM
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Posted By BillL
+1 ohhh yeah - you betcha!! The thrust surface...

+1 ohhh yeah - you betcha!! The thrust surface "could not support hydrodynamic lubrication due to poor geometry from the machined surface"

Well, Mahlon has spoken, I defer.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2022, 08:16 AM
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Posted By BillL
Mike, please post when you get the case split, it...

Mike, please post when you get the case split, it is not clear what has happened. We can see the curled aluminum, but is the thrust face recessed?

Thanks for posting - - hope you get satisfaction...
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