Archive for April, 2016

Ball Bearing Problems And Avoidance

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The accurate diagnosis of ball bearing failure is important to prevent repeat failures and additional expenses.

Ball bearings are found in a vast majority of machinery applications today. These bearings are quite reliable even under the toughest of conditions. They have quite a substantial service life under normal operating conditions.


The Benefits Of Ceramic Ball Bearings

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Ceramic bearings have been creating quite a buzz in the industrial circles for the past few years. In fact, these bearings may have created more buzz than any other new product launched in the past.

There is a reason for all this attention. It is all about the enormous benefits of ceramic bearings compared to metal bearings.

For one thing, ceramic bearings are used in the automobile industry to achieve a faster speed with less energy.


What Are Needle Roller Bearings?

Friday, April 15th, 2016

The roller bearing family consists of four basic types including tapered, cylindrical, spherical, and needle bearings.

In fact, needle roller bearings are the lightest and the smallest in the roller bearing family. This is why they have certain advantages for specific applications. Applications requiring reduced weight and space will benefit the most from these bearings.


Understanding Bearing Inserts

Friday, April 8th, 2016

If you are in the market for bearing inserts, there are several different types available to choose from. Lets take a look at some of the options.


SKF Explorer Spherical Roller Bearings

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Here’s a new video from SKF featuring their SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings. These bearings are designed to take heavy radial and axial loads, and are capable of accommodating misalignment.