Archive for September, 2016

How Do Miniature Bearings Compare?

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Miniature ball bearings, also commonly known as Instrument bearings, play a role in an extensive range of applications.

In general, bearings are in the types of devices that allow for specific parts to move in relation to each other in a controlled fashion. The motion can be in rotation or linear. One prominent type of bearing is roller bearing.

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The Importance of Clutch Release Bearings

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Anyone who can drive a manual transmission vehicle knows that they need to push the clutch to select a gear, and then release it while applying power in order for the car to move.

Once you’re familiar with the process, you don’t even think about it – it becomes muscle memory, and you do it automatically.

Beneath this simple behavior, however, there’s a bit more going on – an intricate mechanical system which makes sure your car shifts gears properly.

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Understanding the ABEC Scale for Ball Bearing Ratings

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Every industry has its own standards that help individuals who are both in and outside of the business to understand the quality controls that are in place.

Even for something made out of hard metal like ball bearings, they have various degrees of strength and can handle different levels of pressure. Depending on what exactly is needed, different types of ball bearings might work or might not.

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Replacing Trailer Wheel Bearings

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Monitoring your trailer wheel bearings is critical to the safe functioning of your trailer. If they are making noises, it might be time to swap out those bearings for new ones before you get stuck somewhere.

Here’s a quick video showing you how to do it…

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