8.1.2   Instrumentation

 

Instrumentation specific to the performance of the bearing normally comprises white-metal temperature and oil inlet pressure, indicated both locally and in the Control Room.

Bearing oil outlet temperature is normally indicated locally, with remote alarm facilities. Provision is also made at the bearing housing to monitor vertical and horizontal vibration modes. Jacking oil pressure is monitored local to each bearing, with alarm indication in the Control Room.

 

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