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I always WONDERED why they used Mercury bearings when modern silicone oils (non-conductive) or something like Mobil SHC 527 Series hydraulic oil that resists high temperatures and high pressures can be bought by the barrel at a much reduced environmental cost versus Mercury!

Try the Mobil SHC 527 stuff for better safety and high-performance in your astrometric products!

https://www.mobil.com/en/industrial/Lubricants/Products/Mobil-SHC-527

You can also use MAGNETIC BEARINGS or FERRO-FLUID for damping purposes which Cadillac does for their MagneRide shocks on their high end CTS-V sports cars!

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