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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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. In recent years, the global fight against counterfeit bearings and other machinery components has intensified. Seizures of fake bearings have hit the news and major bearings brands have stepped up efforts to work with the authorities to identify and prosecute companies that sell counterfeits. 

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