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Bearing Selection and Achieving the Right Press Fit

Posted by Adrian Carrera

Aug 25, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Bearing Selection and Achieving the Right Press Fit

I had a great conversation this week about bearing selection and the intricacies of finding the right press fit. As a quick review, press fit is defined as the value of interference between the shaft and the inside diameter of the bearing, or the housing bore and the outside diameter of the bearing when installed.

Why is press fit important in bearing selection? Check out a recent calculation for our Ultracomp composite material.

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Topics: Bearing Selection

A Bearing Applications BBQ: Plastic Fabrication Tips, Videos and More!

Posted by Dave Biering

Aug 18, 2015 9:30:00 AM

A Bearing Applications BBQ: Plastic Fabrication Tips, Videos and More!

It’s summer — that much-too-short time of year when minds often turn from bearing applications to BBQ applications. At TriStar, we’ve been cooking up some new resources and classic favorites featuring plastic fabrication tips, how-to bearing videos and more  it’s a virtual bearing application BBQI Join the feast and check out these handy bearing resources:

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Topics: bearing applications

How do CJ Composite Bearings Beat Bronze in Offshore Drilling?

Posted by Dave Biering

Aug 11, 2015 9:30:00 AM

CJ Composite Bearings Beat Bronze in Offshore Drilling

A major producer of offshore drilling equipment has struck oil with increased production after switching their bronze bearings to CJ composite bearings in their drilling operations. Not only has their maintenance time decreased, but they now boast a more eco-friendly drilling process thanks to grease-free composites.

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Topics: CJ Bearings, Composite Bearings

Want to eliminate dry bearings? Follow this one key tip!

Posted by Dave Biering

Aug 4, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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How can I eliminate dry bearings and the constant maintenance they require?

This is a question we hear quite often; particularly from manufacturers using bronze bearings. And the simple answer is that dry bearings can be eliminated by simple changing from traditional bronze to self-lubricating polymer bearings. Here’s how they work:

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Topics: dry bearings

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