Archive for August, 2016

The Different Types of Skateboard Bearings

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Bearings are the small innovations on which the whole skateboard adventure rolls. Proper bearings that suit the demands of your skating skills can change the entire experience. Following is a short compendium of information on the major bearing types and their specifics:

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A Look At Greaseless Bearings

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Ball bearings are used almost everywhere, including in your car, bike, skateboards, and all other machines that have moving parts.

These devices have been around for centuries now. Ball bearings use the magic of physics to reduce friction among two metal parts in a machine.

Throughout history, the design of the ball bearing has remained almost unchanged. But the latest technology allows them to last longer and spin better. All this is without grease.

Welcome to the greaseless bearings…

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Lock Nuts And Lock Washers – A Fool-Proof Guide

Friday, August 12th, 2016

The world of lock nuts and lock washers may be as simple as ABC to someone who is, ‘in the know.’ If, however, you have little experience in this field, then you may be wondering what on earth lock nuts and washers are, and how they are actually used. It’s time for a quick fool-proof guide – enjoy!

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Everything You Need To Know About Wedge Belts

Friday, August 5th, 2016

While the word “belt” makes many people picture clothing, in the industrial world, it means something different.

A belt is a loop of material that is used to link at least two rotating shafts together. The material that the belt is made from is always flexible, and the rotating shafts are usually parallel to one another.

There are many different kinds of belts used on various types of machinery. One example is wedge belts, which are also known as v-belts. These belts are commonly used for high powered devices.

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