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What Grade Of Stainless

Stainless Steel Bearings: An Introduction

A brief discussion on the common stainless steels used throughout the power transmission industry. Material composition and best uses are also highlighted, as well as why they’re important in a bearing.

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What Is Solid Lube

What Is Solid Lubrication?

This article discusses what solid lubrication is, how it benefits bearing applications, and the potential it has to radically change how we view the process of lubrication.

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Smooth or Cogged Belt

Raw-Edge vs. Wrapped V-Belts

A comparison between wrapped and raw-edge v-belts, looking at capabilities and drawbacks, and how they affect certain applications.

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Best Shaft Locks

Mounted Bearing Locking Collar: Which Is Best?

There are several options for mounted bearing locking collars on the market. Occasionally they are misunderstood in their performance or misemployed in an application. This article is your Locking Collars 101.

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How To Install An Oil Seal

Oil Seal Installation: A How To

Oil seal installation can seem like a relatively straightforward process. There are small details that can occasionally be missed. Additionally, it can be helpful to understand why installation is so important to get correct.

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How To Install A Mounted Bearing

Install a Mounted Bearing: A How To

Installation of mounted bearings will inevitably affect the entire application. Following proper procedures and understanding why they’re important, will enable you to complete the project with confidence.

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Solid Lube Bearing Life

How Does Solid Lubrication Extend Bearing Life?

Permanent lubrication has large benefits for bearing life and it is not limited to lubrication. We look at each benefit and explain how they impact bearing life for the better.

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Gearbox Service Factors

Gearbox Service Factor: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

Service factors are an instrumental figure when it comes to determining the capability and expected life of a component. This article helps us understand why service factors are important and how it can affect your application.

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L10Life

How to Determine Approximate Bearing Life

In order to determine a specific bearing life, the equation and table provided will provide further information like required bearing capacity as well as allowable radial load. This article is an important resource during bearing selection.

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Grease in various colors

Which Grease Should I Use In My Mounted Bearing?

It cannot be overstated how important proper lubrication is for power transmission components. Mounted bearings can be especially challenging in this regard. You’ll find our suggestions within.

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Mounted Bearings

Mounted Bearing Features: What’s Important?

A discussion on the features important to the longevity and performance of a mounted bearing.

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Stainless vs Thermo

Stainless Steel or Thermoplastic Bearings?

A comparison between stainless and thermoplastic mounted bearings, highlighting pros and cons of each, what they have in common, and in what applications each one may excel in.

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