Month: February 2019

Significance of Bearings in the Performance of Idler Pulleys

Blog | February 26th, 2019

Idler pulleys are classed as non-drive rollers on a belt or chain impelled conveyor system. Now, without thinking about bearing features, we think about how unpowered idlers take up drivetrain slack. They enhance belt drive performance, in other words. But system idler pulleys feature another talent. Equipped with high-performance rolling elements, they work behind the […]

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What are the Benefits of Linear Motion Bearings in Industrial Settings?

Blog | February 13th, 2019

Linear bearings, the term sounds somehow counterintuitive, are designed differently. The bearings don’t use the standard rings and races that most rolling elements inhabit. That’s because there’s no rotating shaft to support and isolate here, not in the following applications. No, rings are out, rods and sliding bars are in, and everything is new again. […]

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