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Posts tagged with ‘Cylindrical’

  • bearing corporation going green

    By Team BC on 12 September 2017
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    It’s easy to feel you can’t personally make a difference to help the environment – but you can. Each of us is an integral part of the bigger picture, and through our combined efforts, we can make a difference together! By respecting, protecting and preserving our natural resources, we can ensure that future generations have the same opportunities we have […]
  • Flange mounted bearings

    By Team BC on 12 September 2017
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    Flange mounted bearings are used when the shaft axis is perpendicular to the bearing mounting surface.  They incorporate a sealed bearing that is preassembled into a flanged housing.  The housing contains a precision ground surface perpendicular to the bearing axis and two, three or four mounting holes, depending on the style.  The bearing can be unbolted and removed, which makes […]
  • Angular contact bearings

    By Team BC on 31 August 2017
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    Angular contact bearings An angular contact ball bearing uses axially asymmetric races. An axial load passes in a straight line through the bearing, whereas a radial load takes an oblique path that tends to want to separate the races axially. So, the angle of contact on the inner race is the same as that on the outer race. Angular contact […]
  • Self-aligning ball bearing

    By Team BC on 31 August 2017
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      Self-aligning ball bearing this type of ball bearing is recommended when alignment of the shaft and housing is difficult and the shaft may flex. The outer ring has a spherical raceway and its center of curvature coincides with that of the bearing; therefore, the axis of the inner ring, balls and cage can deflect to some extent around the […]
  • Thrust bearings

    By Team BC on 25 August 2017
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    Thrust bearings have rolling elements which primarily support the axial loads of rotating devices. Several styles of bearings are available in thrust configurations. Whereas radial-load bearings locate ball or roller races on the opposing inner and outer bearing rings, most thrust bearings have raceways machined into the faces of mating rings. This arrangement supports a load that is parallel to […]
  • Bearing shields and seals

    By Team BC on 25 August 2017
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        Ball and roller bearings are available with different types of shields and seals. These are commonly referred to as closures. Closures can extend bearing life by preventing contaminants from reaching the critical surfaces inside the bearing, and they help retain the lubricant in the bearing. Different types of closures may be supplied on the same bearing. Special designs […]
  • V-RING SEAL

    By Team BC on 22 August 2017
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    The function of a v ring seal, or v ring, is to snap over a rotating shaft and act as a centrifugal seal acting against the bearing face and throwing dirt and contaminants away from the bearing area, which will probably contain the primary sealing elements. V seals are not designed to seal against fluids or pressure differentials in their own […]
  • The construction of a ball bearing

    By Team BC on 18 August 2017
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    Bearings are used to support the rotating components (like shafts) and bear the load which the rotating components carry. Principally, it has four major components: Outer ring: This fit tightly inside the outer structure which is generally not moving e.g. Pump/Motor Casing Inner ring: This ring fits tightly on the shaft and rotates with it. Balls: These are the components […]
  • Tips for Bearing Installation

    By Team BC on 11 August 2017
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    Bearing installation is as important as bearing design and cleanliness. Improper installation can damage the bearing assembly and can cause brinelling of the bearing, which can result in bearing vibration, noise, and reduced life. listed below are some tips that will help prevent incorrect installation and extend bearing life   Do not remove the bearing from its packaging until you […]
  • How to Measure and Choose the Correct Bearing Type

    By Team BC on 21 July 2017
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    How to Measure and Choose the Correct Bearing Type Reference Numbers The quickest way to determine which bearing you require is using the bearings reference number. Most bearings have their references numbers engraved on the bearings themselves, but these often rub off over time and so it may be necessary to measure the bearing yourself, as described below. Measuring Bearings […]