Tapered Roller Thrust Bearings FAQS

QWhat is Combination Roller Bearings?

Acombined needle roller bearings consist of a radial needle roller bearing combined with a thrust bearing. They can accommodate both radial and axial loads. They are particularly suitable for applications where other types of locating bearing arrangements occupy too much space, or where the axial loads are too heavy, the speeds are too high, or the lubricant is inadequate for arrangements with simple thrust washers.

QWhat can you use to clean bearings?

AYou can use a citrus-based cleaner, 90% pure isopropyl alcohol, or a solvent cleaner, such as acetone. Each cleaner has pros and cons. ... Be sure to wear gloves if you choose 90% pure isopropyl alcohol or a solvent cleaner. Don't use WD-40 or oil to clean ball bearings or bearing casings.

QHow often should clean your bearings?

Abearings only need to be cleaned about once every two to three months depending on the environment you are skating in. If you primarily skate inside several times a month but the surface is not cleaned often, you might have to shine up your bearings once a month.

QWhat is sleeve bearing?

ASleeve bearings (sometimes called bushings, journal bearings or plain bearings) facilitate linear movement between two parts. Sleeve bearings consist of a metal, plastic or fiber-reinforced composite sleeves that reduce vibrations and noise by absorbing friction between two moving parts using a sliding motion