Basic Information On How Ball Bearings Work

August 14, 2015

Friction is incurred when two separate parts make contact and slide against each other. The job of a ball bearing is to neutralize the friction generated by this rubbing action and therefore remove the heat produced by high-speed contact. In olden times, when a vendor was taking produce to market, he’d rub a little meat […]

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Stainless Steel Bearings and Their Various Applications

July 30, 2015

It is one thing to describe the parts of a ball bearing and define how these components lock together, but it’s another altogether to open the door to the multitude of applications where these revolutionary friction-killers are found. It’s not that these are rare bearings. In fact, the issue is just the opposite. The trapped […]

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What Are Ball Bearings?

July 13, 2015

There are a handful of mechanical devices within our technically advanced civilization that have justifiably earned a place of prominence. The ball bearing is one such component, one that we boldly declare as a key reason the industrial evolution took place. Without ball bearings, where would locomotives and the prime movers that drive steel mills […]

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