Please feel free to scroll down the list of frequently asked bearing questions and find out if your query has been asked before. Questions have been grouped into simple categories. Problem sourcing parts I have an aerospace application which I can no longer source bearings for. What are my options? Does it matter if I choose a C4 clearance bearing instead of a C3 just because C4 is available?
Can bearings be refurbished?
Fitting queries I have my bearings, what tools do I use to fit them? How do I know when my bearing needs replacing before it causes a catastrophic failure? What is the shelf life of the bearings I buy? Materials queries Are ceramic bearings the answer to my problems?
Lubricant queries What type of grease is used in a standard 6000 series bearing with 2RS seals?
I have a high temperature application, can I use standard lubricants? I have a high temperature conveyor system with high cost down time, what should I lubricate it with? Can I flush out a bearings lubricant and use another? How do I ensure my self lube or plumber block bearing receives the correct amount of lubrication? How much grease should I fill my bearing with? Design queries Can I work out how much axial clearance I have in my bearing? I have a sea water application, will stainless bearing work? Do bearings provide an effective pressure seal? How can I keep contamination out in a high speed application? I have a high vacuum project, what lubricants do you recommend?
SKF bearing tolerances, how do they equate to ABEC ratings?
Please feel free to scroll down the list of frequently asked bearing questions and find out if your query has been asked before. Questions have been grouped into simple categories.
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