machine#construction: casting#materials: babbitt

Babbit Bearings

Babbitt metal was used to form tightly fitting smooth bore bearings in the good old days. It was a mixture of low-melting alloys (feel free to add info here) that had a low coefficient of friction with steel or iron.



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