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Bearing Maintenance Best Practice: Packing a Tapered Roller Bearing with Grease

March 29, 2021 by SLS & Timken

Proper lubrication greatly increases the life of bearings, especially in adverse conditions. Therefore, it is important to apply the correct lubrication practices to prevent premature bearing failure.  In this guide is the endorsed instructions for tapered roller bearing lubrication. But before we delve into that, let's take a quick look at the overview of tapered roller bearings. 

categories: Product- Bearings

How to Maintain Your Trailer Wheel Bearings for Long Life

January 26, 2021 by SLS & Timken

For proper truck maintenance, there is a checklist of equipment-maintenance items to review before hitting the road. In most cases, the standard list includes oil levels and tire pressure, while trailer wheel maintenance is often forgotten. Checking the bearings inside the wheel mount to see if they need replacement or service is critically important to safe trailer operation. Here’s a step-by-step guide to maintaining these important pieces of trailer equipment during your annual maintenance[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

Solid Lube: Improve Safety, Increase Uptime & Reduce Costs in the Food & Beverage Industry

November 26, 2020 by SLS & Timken

While you might guess that a steel mill or rock quarry presents the steepest challenge to reliable machine operation, the reality is that food and beverage plants rank among the toughest environments for rolling element bearings.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

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