How to Choose the Right Bearing for Your Machine Application

November 16, 2021 by SLS

Equipment that requires frictionless power transmission needs a specially chosen bearing that is able to handle its operations environment. The bearing selection process takes careful consideration at many angles all the way from the load type in the mechanical operation to the maintenance required to ensure its efficient running. As a bearing supplier in Singapore, SLS has everything you need to know about choosing the right bearing for your machine application, whether you need a frictionless[...]

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The Importance of Lubrication in Bearings and Other Components

October 27, 2021 by SLS

  Precision is the key to minimizing friction in transmission, and bearing lubrication is the answer to ensuring the rolling component keeps on rolling. There are many reasons for bearing failure, from overloading to improper mounting. But lubrication can also be a contributor when using the wrong type, applying it incorrectly or not providing the correct preventative maintenance. To learn more about bearing failure and its reasons, read our other blog “What Causes Roller Bearings to Fail and[...]

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Buying the Right Bearings for Your Equipment to Save Money

September 23, 2021 by SLS

Choosing bearings should be done with care. Because knowing just how to find the right bearings for your equipment can save you money in the long run. There are various types of bearings all designed to carry transmission loads across mechanical components with little friction. Given the large differences in devices and engineering components in need of bearings, they’ve adapted to fit new specifications over the years. Whether it’s the size, the shape, the internal rolling element or even the[...]

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Why You Should Invest in High Quality Bearings | SLS Bearings

September 07, 2021 by SLS

Bearings are precision components with a crucial role in manufacturing, so knowing how to find quality bearings in Singapore is vital. Being tasked with ensuring minimal friction between constant moving parts can heavily wear on small components like the bearing. And, whether you choose ball bearings or roller bearings to suit your transmission loads, the quality of your bearings will still be critical to reducing downtime and ensuring the continued running of your machinery. Being the leading[...]

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The Many Uses of Roller Bearings in Different Machines

August 19, 2021 by SLS

As we all might know, a roller bearing is a mechanical component that supports connecting and rotating shafts to help with movement and mobilization within machinery. In short, it’s a metal element used to reduce friction and accomplish crucial versatility from radial, axial and thrust loads.

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What Causes Roller Bearings to Fail and Break?

May 10, 2021 by SLS

Roller bearings are small components of a mechanical process calling for the combination of two parts with frictionless resistance. While cheap as a part, their failure can be the root cause of thousands in downtime. This frictionless resistance (or, more so, friction-reduced resistance) is a critical part to ensuring infrastructure remains consistent with low assessments for damage. This is because, typically, a ball bearing or roller bearing in Singapore will feature an inner ring with[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

The Different Types of Bearing Materials

April 15, 2021 by SLS

Finding the right bearing for industrial applications is vital to ensuring high-level production, low-level downtime, secure maintenance programs and a long-factory life. After all, almost every moving part in a machine, be it a car or the factory floor, needs to have fitted roller bearings and ball bearings in order to reduce friction, smoothen the motion, reduce costs with automation and better the longevity of the moving parts as a whole. Being the selected bearing supplier in Singapore, SLS[...]

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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. 

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Why Are Ball Bearings Used in Machines?

March 10, 2021 by SLS

Everywhere throughout industry, and everywhere moving parts are operational, it’s likely there’s a need for constant velocity joints. Especially in the case of connecting both stagnant and moving parts in need of removing friction impairment.

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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[...]

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