Bearings http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8225/more en Basics of Plastic Bearings: Why plastic bearings outperform metal http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-plastic-bearings-why-plastic-bearings-outperform-metal-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by igus® </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Did you know that plastic bearings cost and weigh less than their metal counterparts? And that they often run longer in harsh environments and under adverse conditions?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-plastic-bearings-why-plastic-bearings-outperform-metal-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-plastic-bearings-why-plastic-bearings-outperform-metal-0#comments Basics of Design Bearings Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:31:00 +0000 39351 at http://machinedesign.com AN INNOVATIVE, LEAK-TIGHT RADIAL SHAFT SEAL FOR ROLLER BEARINGS IN STEEL MILLS http://machinedesign.com/bearings/innovative-leak-tight-radial-shaft-seal-roller-bearings-steel-mills <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Freudenberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seals for work rolls in steel plants are replaced after 8,000 hours of operation at most. That does not match the requirements of the wind power industry, which demands a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/innovative-leak-tight-radial-shaft-seal-roller-bearings-steel-mills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/innovative-leak-tight-radial-shaft-seal-roller-bearings-steel-mills#comments Bearings White Papers Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:14:00 +0000 53561 at http://machinedesign.com Understand the Best Practices for Selecting and Sizing Linear Guide Wheels http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/understand-best-practices-selecting-and-sizing-linear-guide-wheels <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper will provide the knowledge to selecting a guide wheel best suited for a given application. As a result, you could...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/understand-best-practices-selecting-and-sizing-linear-guide-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/understand-best-practices-selecting-and-sizing-linear-guide-wheels#comments Bearings White Papers Linear Motion Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:07:00 +0000 53431 at http://machinedesign.com Factors To Consider When Choosing A Crossed Roller Bearing http://machinedesign.com/bearings/factors-consider-when-choosing-crossed-roller-bearing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper unveils the design features that have made crossed roller bearings popular in...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/factors-consider-when-choosing-crossed-roller-bearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/factors-consider-when-choosing-crossed-roller-bearing#comments Bearings White Papers Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:50:00 +0000 48721 at http://machinedesign.com Interview: Bearings—Plastics vs. Metal http://machinedesign.com/bearings/interview-bearings-plastics-vs-metal <div class="field-deck"> Will plastic bearings replace metal ones? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will plastic bearings replace metal ones? Nicole Lang, Product Manager for igus, compares the two, and presents some advantages of using plastic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/interview-bearings-plastics-vs-metal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/interview-bearings-plastics-vs-metal#comments Bearings Materials Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:30:00 +0000 53211 at http://machinedesign.com Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by igus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plastic bearings are strong enough to outperform and outlast metal in countless applications. Uncover common misconceptions and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power#comments Bearings White Papers Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:10:00 +0000 51261 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Bearings? http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-bearings-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Many types of bearings are used to reduce friction between two surfaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-bearings-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-bearings-1#comments What's the Difference Between... Bearings Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:46:00 +0000 51421 at http://machinedesign.com Aircraft Ball Bearing Achieves 4 Million Millimeters Per Minute http://machinedesign.com/bearings/aircraft-ball-bearing-achieves-4-million-millimeters-minute <div class="node-body article-body">The new bearing falls in line with the push for greater aircraft-engine efficiency over the next two decades, as environmental and climate-protection legislation imposes stricter engine requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/aircraft-ball-bearing-achieves-4-million-millimeters-minute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/aircraft-ball-bearing-achieves-4-million-millimeters-minute#comments Bearings Sustainable Engineering News Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:04:00 +0000 51311 at http://machinedesign.com Trust but Verify: the Value of Acceptance Testing http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Kaydon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Acceptance testing helps designers choose the right bearings for applications with narrow performance windows. Since the engineering data in bearing catalogs is typically derived from calculations and based on...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing#comments Bearings White Papers Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:54:00 +0000 50631 at http://machinedesign.com Spinning Ahead on a Lubrication-Free Ball Bearing http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing <div class="node-body article-body">This new ball bearing design uses a simple trick to eliminate cages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/spinning-ahead-lubrication-free-ball-bearing#comments Bearings News Tue, 26 May 2015 15:16:00 +0000 49101 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Coo Space&#39;s ball bearing (on right) spins 10 times longer without lubrication than a traditional ball bearing (on left).</p>