Rolls-Royce Unveils New Bearing Test Rig For UltraFan

Rolls-Royce test rig out bearing support structure.
Credit: Rolls-Royce
As Rolls-Royce prepares to begin initial ground runs of the UltraFan engine demonstrator in early 2022, the company has begun further evaluations of the bearings at the heart of the powerplant’s gearbox using a specialized rig developed by Denmark-based R&D Test Systems. The high-performance bearing...

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