05480233 is referenced by 183 patents and cites 7 patents.

A thrust bearing for use in downhole drilling systems employing fluid motors having a stator retaining ring and a rotor retaining ring. These rings have a plurality of bearing inserts. The bearing insert surfaces of the rotor contact the bearing surfaces of the stator. The studs which make up the bearing surface have a threaded bolt secured thereto. The threaded bolt extends through a plurality of threaded holes in each of the retaining rings. The studs and bolt may be removed or inserted by use of a simple hand tool, such as an Allen wrench.

Thrust bearing for use in downhole drilling systems
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
October 14, 1994
Publication Date
January 2, 1996
James K Cunningham
P.O. Box 126, 504 E. Main, Big Cabin, 74332
Scott R Zingerman
Frank J Catalano
John D Gassett
F16C 17/04
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