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Infinite Life, Frictionless Pivot Bearings and Custom Engineered Bearings | Flex Pivots
Bearing has a spring constant, but that is actually constant, compared to a knife edge bearing.
low  friction  frictionless  flex  flexural  bearing  hardware  Delicious 
august 2015 by asteroza
FAQ: Nuclear Energy Industry Develops FLEX Strategy to Increase Safety, Address NRC’s Post-Fukushima Recommendations
FLEX seems to be the nuclear industry's version of International Rescue, AKA Thunderbirds Lite. Though the way Fukushima played out, heavy airlift with VTOL or high speed sea transport (where appropriate) may be what is necessary. But if you follow that route, you would be asking for something like a heavy lift cargo tiltrotor aircraft (such as quad tiltrotor) or a high speed SES (like the US Navy's high speed assault connector ship designs) to deliver the generators and other equipment quickly.
plan  equipment  modular  common  pooled  pool  timeshare  distributed  team  response  accident  nuclear  emergency  FLEX  Delicious 
december 2012 by asteroza

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