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  • WHY FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS FAIL?

    By Team BC on 11 July 2018
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    Wheel bearings come in a variety of designs. Many early designs, were made to be serviceable. Today most are either bolt-in or integral in design. Neither requires routine maintenance, but when they fail, learning the reason is important. Symptoms of a bad wheel bearing When a wheel bearing fails, the most common symptom is a roaring noise that increases with […]
  • Cage Types And Designs Of Bearings

    By Team BC on 25 April 2018
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    This technical file offers a summary of cages for anti-friction bearings which are on FAGs standard production program. It also shows classification of standard cages to their bearing series, rows and sizes. The cage as important part for bearing function as it holds the rolling elements apart in task to avoid their contact holds the rolling elements in equal distances […]
  • ROLLER BEARINGS VS BALL BEARINGS – THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES

    By Team BC on 23 March 2018
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      Have you ever wondered what the difference was between roller bearings and ball bearings? At first glance they may not seem all that different. However, these seemingly similar style bearings have very different uses. We’re showing you how bearings work, and what the differences are between these engineering gems. How Bearings Work In general, bearings are all composed of […]
  • BEARING CLEARANCE

    By Team BC on 19 February 2018
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        BEARING CLEARANCE   Radial Internal Clearance The radial internal clearance of a ball bearing affects life, noise, vibration and heat generation.  It is important to select the appropriate internal clearance for each application. The three types of internal clearance of a ball bearing are radial clearance, axial clearance and moment clearance. Radial internal clearance decreases when a ball […]
  • Bearing Corporation Going Green

    By Team BC on 12 September 2017
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    It’s easy to feel you can’t personally make a difference to help the environment – but you can. Each of us is an integral part of the bigger picture, and through our combined efforts, we can make a difference together! By respecting, protecting and preserving our natural resources, we can ensure that future generations have the same opportunities we have […]
  • Bearing shields and seals

    By Team BC on 25 August 2017
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        Ball and roller bearings are available with different types of shields and seals. These are commonly referred to as closures. Closures can extend bearing life by preventing contaminants from reaching the critical surfaces inside the bearing, and they help retain the lubricant in the bearing. Different types of closures may be supplied on the same bearing. Special designs […]
  • The construction of a ball bearing

    By Team BC on 18 August 2017
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    Bearings are used to support the rotating components (like shafts) and bear the load which the rotating components carry. Principally, it has four major components: Outer ring: This fit tightly inside the outer structure which is generally not moving e.g. Pump/Motor Casing Inner ring: This ring fits tightly on the shaft and rotates with it. Balls: These are the components […]
  • Tips for Bearing Installation

    By Team BC on 11 August 2017
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    Bearing installation is as important as bearing design and cleanliness. Improper installation can damage the bearing assembly and can cause brinelling of the bearing, which can result in bearing vibration, noise, and reduced life. listed below are some tips that will help prevent incorrect installation and extend bearing life   Do not remove the bearing from its packaging until you […]
  • Bearing load capacity

    By Team BC on 4 August 2017
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    There are two load capacity specifications for recirculating linear guides and ball screws—static load capacity and dynamic load capacity. Most engineers are familiar with dynamic load capacity, since this is the value used to calculate bearing life. But it’s also important to consider the component’s static load capacity in order to avoid premature bearing failure. Here’s a quick look at each specification […]
  • How to extend the lifespan and improve the performance of bearings

    By Team BC on 26 July 2017
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      First of all, lubrication is very crucial to the lifespan and performance of bearings. You need to select a proper lubrication system and high-quality lubricant. Lubricant oil film will separate the contact oil film surfaces caused by loading and provide proof against corrosion and abrasion. Therefore, lubrication oil film cannot be missing for normal running of all rotating and […]