It is critical to use shaft and bearing materials that work well together. A whole range of problems can arise if the wrong shaft material is used with a particular bearing. In this tech talk, uncover the four key considerations when choosing a shaft to be used with iglide® plastic bearings.
There are many new and innovative versions of slewing ring bearings on the market, including sliding slewin...
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If the housing is not to their liking, plastic bearings do not hesitate to move out. To keep them in for a longer stay, users must better secure the bearings or change the bearing material.
In part one of this “How to properly secure bearings” tech talk series, the reasons as to why bearings move out of their mounting holes and what can be done to prevent it were covered. If press fit is
Part two of this tech talk series reviewed how to secure bearing axially to keep them moving from their housings. Another important aspect of bearing security is the anti-rotational feature and why it
Linear bearing systems create sliding technology for maximum design potential. The tribologically-optimized plastic liners, self-lubricating bearings customizable rails allow engineers the abi
There are many new and innovative versions of slewing ring bearings on the market, including sliding slewing rings made with an iglide® polymer liner, hard-anodized aluminum rings or stainless-steel r
The manner in which a bearing is installed and quality tested is essential to the success of any mechanical system. If the installation of the bearing is incorrectly done, or if the quality-testing me
We compared true maintenance-free designs with alternative designs. Discover what goes into creating a truly maintenance-free pivot.
We break down the components of a modern ball bearing, and explain what type of bearing materials are best for certain environments.
Bearing lubrication can transfer bacteria and other contaminants between food. See what bearings you can use that are compliant
Over the past 3 decades, there has been a revolution in the advancement and use of highly engineered plastics in bearing applications. In this tech talk, uncover the top 5 reasons to replace PTFE-line
Learn how making the switch from metal to composite plastic bearings can eliminate bearing maintenance, increase service life, reduce corrosion and wear, and more.
It’s easy to use the same steel or bronze bearings on your machine, but could they be costing you more in the long run?