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  1. In the case of ball bearings, preload is often a misunderstood concept and overlooked by designers and bearing users alike. One of the final steps in the bearing manufacturing process is the assembly of the individual bearing components: the outer ring, inner ring, balls and retainer (or ball separator). When the bearings are assembled, it…

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    March 18 2016
  2. To facilitate mounting of spherical plain bearings, the ends of pins or shafts and the edges of housing bores should have a lead chamfer of 10° to 20°. The bearings can be more easily pressed into position and there is little risk of damage to the mating surfaces being caused by skewing of the bearing….

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    March 4 2016