Why are the crosshead bearings considered differently from the other bearing with respect to lubrication requirements?

04 Feb, 16:50

Feb. 4, 2021, 4:50 p.m.
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The running surfaces of crosshead bearings oscillate relative to each other during operation rather than rotate and therefore full film hydrodynamic lubrication is not possible.

Slow speed two-stroke diesel engines have various arrangements to deliver lubricating oil directly to the crosshead bearings and guides to ensure adequate lubrication.

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04 Feb, 17:01

Feb. 4, 2021, 5:01 p.m.
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