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Reduced Vibration

Only minimal levels of vibration and audible noise are produced when running an air bearing spindle.

As a result of the high balance standards obtained and the lack of mechanical contact, a Westwind air bearing spindle should produce minimal levels of vibration and audible noise.

Typical balance standard: G0.4 or better.

Typical vibration level: <0.2 mm/sec (low speed spindles).
<1.0 mm/sec (high speed spindles).

Typical noise levels: 70 to 80 dBa.

D1733 PCB spindle radial vibration against shaft speed

vibration graph

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Poole, Dorset BH16 6LN, United Kingdom
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