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.
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How to Install & Properly Measure Plastic Plain Bearings
The manner in which a bearing is installed and quality tested is essential to the success of any mechanical...
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