Articles about Bearings

A bearing is an important part of a power transmission system. The material, the lubrication and the desired service life should all be considered when choosing a bearing. Learn here how to identify the best bearing for your application.

Choose the right bearing

How to choose the right bearing

Choosing the right type of bearing during the design stage is crucial to ensure that your machine works safely, consistently and efficiently.

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Bearings mounting guide: methods and tools

Improper handling or incorrect mounting and dismounting can damage the elements of a bearing, causing excessive noise and vibration levels, and affecting the bearing rotation. Learn how to mount bearings correctly, using the right tools.

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How to use oil seals with bearings

Is your oil seal ready for replacement? When replacing, pay attention to the material choice, because it depends on your application. Read here for more info.

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Bearing clearance: everything you need to know

After the type of bearing, you choose the bearing with the right load direction, depending on the type of application. In the end you choose the correct C code for the bearing, which indicates the degree of internal bearing clearance.

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Frequent Product Questions

In this section, we address the most frequent questions about our products, to help you find answers and solutions to your challenges easier. Please read the Product FAQs and if you cannot find the answer you were looking for, contact our Product specialists.

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