Month: January 2016

A Simple Guide in Keeping Ball Bearings from Failure

Blog | January 21st, 2016

When bearings function as designed, they’re the very personification of fluid action. Ball bearings, workhorse handlers of radial friction, work as a blur, with the concentrically arranged metal spheres smearing into a single fast-turning whole when regulating rotational forces. It’s a thing of beauty when the operational domain is properly functioning, but, should the bearings […]

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Applications and Uses of Tapered Roller Bearings

Blog | January 13th, 2016

Not every industry or application restricts its rotating parts to a lateral operational plane. Shearing forces and axial thrust work in tandem to jeopardise such two-dimensional functions, pushing a drive axis in directions that cause mechanical stress. A standard roller bearing may not be up to snuff in this scenario, which leaves designers scrambling to […]

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