Posts Tagged ‘thrust bearings’

A Quick Review Of Timken 20TP103 Bearings

Friday, January 12th, 2018

When it comes to replacing parts on your car, there are lots of things that you have to take into consideration. Is it best to pay the high price of OEM parts and know they’re going to fit and last about the same as what you’re replacing?

Or, is the inexpensive bargain brand going to work just as well? And then of course, there are always great quality, well-known, aftermarket parts, sometimes costing less but offering better quality than the original.


Understanding The Journal Bearing

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Journal bearings, which are sometimes referred to as plain bearings or solid bearings, are simple bearings that contain no internal rolling components. The journal slides directly over the surface of the bearing.

For example, a shaft that is rotating inside of a hole can be considered a simple journal bearing. A drawer that slides open and close can be considered a simple linear plain bearing. The difference between the journal bearing and the linear bearing is the range of possible motion.