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10/25/2004

Sealed Floating Wheel Axle System

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  Sealed pressurized fluid encasing a floating disk attached to an axle that goes through the center of the disk and attaches to the wheel on the outside of the encasing. The disk is made of a material that easily floats and can contain air or air pockets and the pressurized liquid surrounding the disk forces it to the center where the disk encounters friction only by the liquid that it floats in where the viscosity and pressure are the only factors for friction which defeats the friction of ball bearings and increases efficiency of movement of whatever the axle is attached to. The disk in the center of the liquid never touches the sides of the encasing or containment vessel it is floating in because of the equalibrium of pressure. The only thing touching the disk is the axle. The inner contained, sealed disk basically floats like styrofoam in water.
  This system will provide skates, wheels, or anything that can use this system with less friction than ball bearings or other mechanical type parts.
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