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Automobile Ball Bearings: Where They Are And What They Do
Monday, April 24, 2017

Every day across both industry and in our private lives, ball bearings keep vehicles functioning correctly ‒ avoiding friction and supporting both radial and axial loads. Automobile ball bearings are found in everything from wheels to turbochargers, and are particularly important in vehicles because they help counteract the effects of inertia.  ..

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How To Change A Trailer Wheel Bearing
Monday, April 10, 2017

Trailer wheel bearings must be changed fairly regularly to keep your trailer running smoothly. As a general rule, if your wheel bearings are noisy, it’s probably time to change them. Take a look at Bearing Centre’s step by step guide on how to change a trailer wheel bearing. ..

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Types of Bearings Used in Motorcycles
Monday, March 13, 2017

Motorcycles are one of the most popular modes of transport today, especially in dusty and traffic-filled streets. With so many moving parts, it should come as no surprise that the average motorcycle has between 20 to 30 bearings of a number of varieties. Your average motorcycle would not enjoy smooth handling or transmission without them. Take a look at Bearing Centre’s breakdown of just some of the bearings used in motorcycles. ..

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What Are The Symptoms Of Worn Wheel Hub Bearings?
Monday, February 27, 2017

Wheel hub bearings are vitally important to the structural integrity and safety of any vehicle. Particularly in the case of your car, where worn wheel bearings can affect the efficiency of your anti-lock braking system (ABS). Take a look at these signs and symptoms of worn wheel hub bearings to ensure that you're always in for a safe ride. ..

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Everything You Need To Know About Ball Bearings
Monday, January 30, 2017

Most people would be surprised to learn how many machines are in operation because of ball bearings. These seemingly insignificant little objects are crucial elements to the smooth rotation and operation of moving parts. The help reduce friction during rotation by rolling smoothly between two surfaces. Often they are also lubricated with grease or even oil to help the process, but they are effective enough on their own too.  ..

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