Precision Bearings and Spindles

June 18-19, 2001
Penn State University, University Park, PA

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Session I
Axis of Rotation Standards and Metrology
Monday, June 18, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Session Chair: Newman M. Marsilius

  1. Keynote Address: The History of Axes of Rotation – My Interpretation
    James B. Bryan (Bryan Associates)
    Axis of Rotation Standards and Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Aspects of Error Motion
    M. J. Liebers (Professional Instruments Company, Inc.)
    Axis of Rotation Standards and Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Nanometer Level Spindle Calibration
    R. D. Grejda, E. R. Marsh (The Pennsylvania State University), and T. Sheridan (Lorien Consultants)
    Axis of Rotation Standards and Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session II
Air Bearings - Design
Monday, June 18, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session Chair: Michele H. Miller

  1. The Case for a Hybrid Approach to Disk Drive Spindle Design
    D. L. Ekhoff (Seagull Solutions, Inc.)
    Air Bearings - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Prediction of Thermo-elastic Behavior in Spindle Bearing System Considering Bearing Surroundings
    S-M. Kim, S-K. Lee (Kwang-Ju Institute of Science & Technology)
    Air Bearings - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Actively Compensated Aerostatic Bearings
    F. Al-Bender, H. Van Brussel, P. Vanherck (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
    Air Bearings - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session III
Air Bearings - Modeling
Monday, June 18, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session Chair: Vivek G. Badami

  1. Discussion of AEM Performance in High Speed Air Bearing Spindles
    P. M. Greene (Dover Instrument Corporation)
    Air Bearings - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Air Vacuum Bearing Modeling
    F. Zhao, C. A. Andersson, J. R. Singh, C. Emmons (M Cubed Technologies, Inc.)
    Air Bearings - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Porous Media Air Bearings
    A. J. Devitt (New Way Machine Components, Inc.)
    Air Bearings - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session IV
Rolling Element Spindles - Design
Monday, June 18, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Session Chair: R. Ryan Vallance

  1. Another Look at a Model for Visualization of Roller Bearing Error Motion
    W. Holzhauer (The Timken Company)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Topographical and Functional Analysis of Laser-Textured Surfaces
    J. D. Cogdell, R. D. Longsdon, D. A. Clouse (The Timken Company)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Research In Ballbearings and Airbearings at Kaiserslautern University
    R. B. Haberland (Universität Kaiserslautern)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session V
Hydrostatic Spindles - Design
Tuesday, June 19, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Session Chair: Bradley N. Damazo

  1. Predicting the Rotational Accuracy of Hydrostatic Spindles
    L. Kashchenevsky (Moore Tool Company, Inc.), and B. R. Knapp (The Pennsylvania State University)
    Hydrostatic Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Design Issues of Hydrostatic Journal Bearings
    M. S. Kotilainen (ABB Corporate Research, Ltd.), and A. H. Slocum (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Hydrostatic Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. The Toroidal Air Bearing – Still Another New Spindle: Design and Experimental Results
    P. H. Langenbeck, R. B. Haberland, F. Michel (IntOp Precision Engineering)
    Hydrostatic Spindles - Design/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session VI
New Bearing Technologies
Tuesday, June 19, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session Chair: Stephen J. Ludwick

  1. LQG Control of Rigid and Flexible Modes of an Active Magnetic Bearing Spindle
    R. Petteys, G. Parker, M. H. Miller (Michigan Technological University)
    New Bearing Technologies/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Polymeric Bearings for Nanotechnology Applications
    S. T. Smith, H. Yang, R. M. Seugling (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
    New Bearing Technologies/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. A Linear Magnetic Bearing Application: Scanning Stages for EUV Lithography
    T. G. Smith (Sandia National Laboratories)
    New Bearing Technologies/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session VII
Rolling Element Spindles - Modeling
Tuesday, June 19, 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
Session Chair: Edward P. Morse

  1. Some Issues of the Ball Bearing Motorized Spindle
    J-S. Chen (National Chung-Cheng University)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Effect of Bearing Surroundings on the High Speed Spindle-Bearing Compliance
    S-M. Kim, S-K. Lee (Kwang-Ju Institute of Science & Technology), and K-J. Lee (KAIST)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Operating Bearing Setting Measurement for Machine Tool Spindle
    T. Tsuneyoshi (The Timken Company)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  4. How Does the ABEC Definition Relate to Bearing Performance in Precision Spindles
    A. G. Romero (The Torrington Company, Div. of Ingersoll-Rand)
    Rolling Element Spindles - Modeling/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer

Session VIII
Rolling Element Spindle Metrology
Tuesday, June 19, 4:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m.
Session Chair: Wolfgang Holzhauer

  1. Using Alternative Artifacts for Error Motion Analysis
    E. P. Morse, K. Wang (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
    Rolling Element Spindle Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  2. Measurement of Spindle Error Motion Using a Laser Displacement Meter
    C. P. Wang, R. Griffin (Optodyne Inc.)
    Rolling Element Spindle Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer
  3. Testing with a Precision Bearing Analyzer
    V. C. Vigliano, E. R. Marsh (The Pennsylvania State University)

    Rolling Element Spindle Metrology/Oral/Abstract/2001 Summer