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Self-Lubricating Bushings and their Advantages

Self-lubricating bushings are employed where bearings must run without lubricant. The operating principle of these kinds of bearings is that, throughout the initial run-in phase of the bearings, there is a thick lubricating film which…


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Preventing Bearings from Overheating

The issue of overheating in bearings, is commonly linked to fluid friction. Basically, this is an ancillary effect of overfilling the cavity during lubrication. Having a relief vent may help, but this would appear to…


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Issues Relating to Grease Incompatibility

When it comes to greases, one of the most frequently encountered issues is incompatibility between the various types of greases manufactured from different thickeners. For instance, the most widely used greases for electrical motors are…