quote:Originally posted by rustythevibeguy: what happens if you allow both bearings to float? .
quote:Originally posted by Rod Bennett:As I explain in the Flyers, the problem is often with the FIXED bearing not having enough radial load. The floating bearing is not usually the problem.
quote:DE SIDE BEARING IS FLOATING AND NDE SIDE IS FIXED FOR TAKING AXIAL LOAD. I HAVE SEEN THIS DESIGN IN ALMOST ALL PUMPS AND FANS.
quote:Originally posted by Danny Harvey:Maybe a very, very close clearance between the fan rotor and housing?