Capstone Project: Ultra-High Vacuum Angular Contact Bearing Test Rig

Development of an Ultra-High angular contact bearing test rig

Capstone Project: Ultra-High Vacuum Angular Contact Bearing Test Rig
Left to right: John Jarbeau, Mason Wood, Kaylyn Houston, Patrick Drew, Nathan Pereira

Team

Mason Wood (Team Leader), Patrick Drew, Kaylyn Houston, John Jarbeau, Nathan Pereira

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Afsoon Amirzadeh

Project Description

Development of an Ultra-High angular contact bearing test rig which will be utilized to measure the operating life of various aerospace lubricants while under space conditions. The chamber will be a vacuum chamber. It characteristics of lubricants will be studied in vacuum condition. A test rig with data logging system has to be developed.

Customer

Nye Lubricants

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Mechanical Engineering Dept, Capstone Projects