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A Round-Up Of Roller Bearings
Monday, February 18, 2019

One of the earliest known types of rolling-element-bearings, roller bearings have become the most widely used in the world today. While their structure may be similar to ball bearings, the difference is that roller bearings are specifically designed to support heavy radial loads. Roller bearings are popular for their cost-effectiveness, durability, tolerance, temperature range, availability, variety and easy maintenance.  ..

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Needle Roller Bearings
Monday, May 08, 2017

Needle roller bearings are a type of roller bearing that contains small cylindrical rollers. These rollers resemble miniature vials in appearance. Similar to other roller bearings elements, needle roller bearings are made of needle rollers, a cage and an outer raceway. Needle roller bearings are unique to the roller bearing family because they have a larger surface area that touches the bearing’s outer surface. Depending on the direction of the load being supported, these bearings can support either radial or axial loads. They are also able to support extreme oscillation and rigidity requirements.  ..

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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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How Bearings Are Made
Monday, January 02, 2017

Here at Bearing Centre, we have launched our new website to help connect you with our quality products and expertise. We hope that you enjoy the information contained in this new platform as we aim to inform and assist you, our valued customer, in all things related to our business! ..

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