Posts Tagged ‘contaminants’

Choosing Bearings And Seals For A Corrosive Environment

Friday, January 26th, 2018

When it comes to replacing parts on a car, truck, machine, or boat, it’s always a good idea to get both a proper fit for easier installation and a part that can withstand the working environment as well.

Some parts can fail rather quickly if oxidation sets in and isn’t corrected during maintenance. When it comes to bearings, some of them are made of metal alloys that can withstand certain corrosive chemicals, and some of them are better sealed to keep out the chemicals, dirt, and other contaminants.


Prevent Thrust Bearing Failure

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Needless to say, construction sites can be highly dangerous areas.  This is the reason why individuals are forced to complete various training courses before utilizing machinery; as well as wear specific safety equipment when using the items.

If an individual does not have the correct knowledge required to operate devices effectively, the chances are great that an accident may occur and severe injuries could be suffered by all in the general area.

Here we are going to look at the difficulties presented when experiencing a problem with an engine’s crankshaft thrust bearing.  I will also provide information on how to deal with thrust bearing failure and how to prevent it.