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Plain Bore vs Roller Bearings for Caster Wheels

You can’t choose the right set of caster wheels without considering the bearing type. All caster wheels have a bearing. Bearings are parts or assemblies of parts that facilitate rotation. Without them, caster wheels wouldn’t be able to roll. Ball … Read More

Ball Bearings: Inner vs Outer Races Explained

When researching the parts of a typical ball bearing, you may come across the terms “inner races” and “outer races.” Ball bearings are used to reduce friction and position moving machinery parts. As their name suggests, they contain balls — … Read More

The Complete Guide to Pillow Block Bearings

Pillow block bearings are used in a wide variety of machines. Also known as plummer block bearings, they are designed to support a rotating shaft. The shaft is inserted into the center of a pillow block bearing, at which point … Read More

What to Look for When Choosing a Bearing Housing

After purchasing a bearing, you may need to choose a housing for it. Housings are frames that are designed to secure and support bearings. You can place a bearing inside of a housing. Once installed, the housing will allow the … Read More

Breaking Down the Parts of a Pillow Block Bearing

Pillow block bearings are commonly used to support a rotating shaft. They feature an inner hole in which a rotating shaft can be inserted. Like plain bearings, pillow block bearings will reduce friction. The shaft will be able to rotate … Read More

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