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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4 Interesting Facts About Bearings

January 21, 2020 by Sabrina Quek

What do a famous painter, children's toys and a hand-made wooden musical instrument have in common? This may come as a surprise to some- they are all associated with bearings in some ways.  To many, when you think about bearings, they are known to be used mostly in industrial and automotive settings, such as factories and motor vehicles. You're not wrong; bearings are essential components in many of these applications, but it may then surprise you that bearings actually have some interesting[...]

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Your Guide to Bearing Dismounting- Methods & Tools

October 23, 2019 by SLS

While proper bearing mounting procedure is critical to the performance of bearings, the dismounting of bearings is of equal importance and full care must be taken not to damage other machine components. In this guide, we will learn about the different dismounting methods and the tools required for the bearing applications.

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Your Guide to Bearing Mounting- Methods & Tools

October 03, 2019 by SLS

A bearing's lifespan depends on a few factors: Mounting and Dismounting Bearing Maintenance Frequent Lubrication In this post, we are going to focus on the mounting of bearings and learn about the different methods of bearing installation

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Buy Safe: Avoid Counterfeit Products

April 12, 2019 by SLS

Using counterfeit bearings and other components can have damaging consequences to your business.

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Split Roller Bearings: Stronger than Ever

March 12, 2019 by SLS

The split roller bearings technology always come up with new ways to improve on its bearing performance. Previously, we've introduced the standard split roller bearings, a cost-cutting solution with longer bearing life and how they can be your big advantage. There is also another type of split roller bearings- the E-series that have been carefully re-designed to bring more benefits that enable your machinery to reach its full potential.

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Split Roller Bearings: Your Big Advantage

January 29, 2019 by SLS

As competition stiffens within your industry, it is essential that all equipment achieve optimal performance and operating to its full potential to be ahead of the game. For many, machine downtime is a constant headache- production loss, additional labor and maintenance cost can result in the overall cost of your operation considerably. As a matter of course, you fall behind the competition.

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Introducing Split Bearings: Cost-Cutting Solution With Longer Bearing Life

November 19, 2018 by SLS

Have you ever experienced the difficulties to retain bearings performance in harsh conditions, or having trouble maintaining bearings in trapped locations, both of which result in poor bearing performance, and ultimately, premature failure?

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Why is Normal Clearance No Longer The "Normal"?

April 23, 2018 by Dario Rodriguez

Bearing internal clearance is defined as the total distance through which one bearing ring can be moved relative to the other in the radial direction (radial internal clearance) or in the axial direction (axial internal clearance). Among others, single row ball bearings, double row self-aligning ball bearings, single or double row cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller bearings and CARB bearings all have a defined internal clearance.

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