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[...]

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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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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.

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Types of Bearings and How They Work | SLS Bearings

September 30, 2020 by SLS

  Bearings are fundamental to the machine industry and make up one of the most important aspects of machinery, making understanding them crucial. They are used in all sorts of equipment, but since they operate in the darkness, many consumers who are not familiar with the machine business usually hear the term and wonder, 'What's that?" In fact, bearings are most commonly used to facilitate rotating or linear movement and to minimize friction between two objects. The ease of moving (rotary or[...]

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How Ball Bearings Reduce Friction? | SLS Bearings

July 21, 2020 by SLS

Remember the three-pronged handheld fidget spinners, rotating with just a flick of your wrist and twirling endlessly between your fingers, which became the top therapeutic low-tech gadget of 2017?

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