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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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Quality On Trial – Dodge vs. Vortex Shaft-Mount Speed Reducers

A comparison between Dodge and Vortex shaft-mount speed reducers that looks at component and manufacturing quality and how they affect performance.

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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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Proper Shaft and Housing Fit

How to Determine Bearing Shaft and Housing Fit

A proper shaft and housing fit are vital for the life of your bearings. We break down the process for correctly determining fits.

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Extending Chain Life

How to Extend the Life of Roller Chain Drives

It is entirely possible to get more life out of your roller chain drive. These are the most impactful steps to take.

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When to Change Oil in Your Reducer

When Should I Change the Oil in My Reducer?

Lubrication is a critical element to an efficient application. To get your money’s worth from any component, best practices must be followed.

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