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Ring having recess on one side which is eccentric in relation to bore and fits over equally eccentric extension of inner ring insert bearing. Collar is turned in relation to inner ring until it locks and then secured to shaft by tightening of setscrews.

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ABSORBER

That part of the low side of an absorption system, used for absorbing vapor refrigerant.

BEARING

A support or guide by means of which a moving part such as a shaft or axle is positioned with respect to the other parts of a mechanism.

CAM

Eccentric shaft used in most internal combustion engines to open and close valves.

WEATHER SIDE

The side of a ship exposed to the wind.

SHELL PLATING

The plates forming the outer side and bottom skin of the hull

JOURNAL

That part of a shaft or axle that rotates or angularly oscillates in or against a bearing or about which a bearing rotates or angularly oscillates.

COUPLING

A straight connector for shafts or flow lines.

PRESSURE DROP

Resistance to flow created by the element (media) in a filter or other equipment. Defined as the difference in pressure upstream (inlet side of the unit) and downstream (outlet side of the unit).

OIL RING

A loose ring, the inner surface of which rides a shaft or journal and dips into a reservoir of lubricant from which it carries the lubricant to the top of a bearing by its rotation with the shaft.

ANNULAR BEARING

Usually a rolling bearing of short cylindrical form supporting a shaft carrying a radial load.
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