Bearings http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8225/more en The Basics of Crossed Roller Bearings http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-crossed-roller-bearings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crossed roller bearings provide more accuracy, rigidity, and weight-bearing capacity for linear motion than other commonly used friction-reducing devices such</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-crossed-roller-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/basics-crossed-roller-bearings#comments Basics of Design Bearings Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:48:00 +0000 40651 at http://machinedesign.com Bearing selection for low-speed applications http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearing-selection-low-speed-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Kaydon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Low-speed applications present challenges for designers who must specify bearings, just as high-speed applications do. A new white paper from Kaydon Bearings, an SKF Group company, looks</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearing-selection-low-speed-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearing-selection-low-speed-applications#comments Bearings White Papers Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:50:00 +0000 40151 at http://machinedesign.com Getting the Most from Your Bearings http://machinedesign.com/bearings/getting-most-your-bearings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Schaeffler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Which materials work best for bearings that will be used in harsh environments? How do engineers choose the right lubrication? How can bearing life be extended?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/getting-most-your-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/getting-most-your-bearings#comments Design FAQs Bearings Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:54:00 +0000 40101 at http://machinedesign.com UPDATE: igus’ “iglide on tour” rolls into North America http://machinedesign.com/news/update-igus-iglide-tour-rolls-north-america <div class="field-deck"> igus has retrofitted its specially built orange iglide car with 56 plastic bearings on board to celebrate the line’s 30-year anniversary. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The igus iglide on tour car has hit the shores of North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/update-igus-iglide-tour-rolls-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/update-igus-iglide-tour-rolls-north-america#comments Bearings News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:38:00 +0000 39921 at http://machinedesign.com 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 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:31:00 +0000 39351 at http://machinedesign.com Simplify designs with 4-point contact ball bearings http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Kaydon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A four-point contact ball bearing has a unique ball path geometry that enables it to handle radial, thrust and moment loads simultaneously. This makes a second bearing unnecessary, simplifying designs </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings#comments Bearings White Papers Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:03:00 +0000 38261 at http://machinedesign.com Engineering Design Problem, Plastic Bearings are a Cost Effective Solution http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/engineering-design-problem-plastic-bearings-are-cost-effective-solution <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by QBC – Quality Bearings & Components </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plastic bearings continue to displace metal bearings in many applications. They are a </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/engineering-design-problem-plastic-bearings-are-cost-effective-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/engineering-design-problem-plastic-bearings-are-cost-effective-solution#comments Bearings White Papers Tue, 06 May 2014 17:35:00 +0000 37301 at http://machinedesign.com Self-lubricating rod-end bearings http://machinedesign.com/bearings/self-lubricating-rod-end-bearings <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/04/JW-Winco-WN648-Rod-End-Bearings.png" style="width: 250px; height: 238px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />THE WN 648 self-lubricating rod-end bearings, now available in inch sizes, are for control and link mechanisms in all types of machines. These RoHS-compliant bearings are designed for high-load, low-speed applications with hanging angles, requiring linear, rotational, or oscillatory motions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/self-lubricating-rod-end-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/self-lubricating-rod-end-bearings#comments Bearings Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:01:00 +0000 36491 at http://machinedesign.com Preventing Ring Failures Due To Rotational Movement In Wind Turbine Gear Boxes http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by RotorClip </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article discusses causes of gearbox failures as it relates to retaining rings and the associated bearing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes#comments Bearings White Papers Fasteners Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:36:00 +0000 35371 at http://machinedesign.com Coming to a neighborhood near you: The iGlide Smartcar http://machinedesign.com/bearings/coming-neighborhood-near-you-iglide-smartcar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Well, it&#39;s better than baking a cake: &nbsp;To celebrate 30 years of producing plastic bearings, the German firm igus, long known for its plain plastic bearnings, &nbsp;has retrofit a Smartcar with 56 of its iglide bearings. These components are in all areas of the car, including the pedals, alternator, window regulators, convertible top, gearshift, and more. The resulting car is no mere showpiece. It is going to tour the world, including stops in the U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/coming-neighborhood-near-you-iglide-smartcar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/coming-neighborhood-near-you-iglide-smartcar#comments Bearings Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:05:00 +0000 34291 at http://machinedesign.com