January 24, 2020

Auto repair, car servicing, Cars, Car accessories

Checking Wheel Bolts

The wheel bolts or Lugs, keep your wheels attached to your car and suitable for driving. Without these being tight you could have a catastrophic accident so you should take extra care to make sure they are secure. When placing them on when you are tightening them you should first make sure they sit nicely. […]

Cars , Tyres

Advantages of buying part worn tyres

Part-worn tyres are tyres that have been used before but still have a certain amount of tread left on them. Many drivers in the UK are opting to buy part worn’s as opposed to new tyres, saving themselves hundreds of pounds each year. The reduction in cost often means that drivers can afford to put […]

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Cylindrical roller bearings

In contrast to ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings use cylinders as the rolling part. This can help to distribute a load more evenly, as the roller will have more contact with the outer ring. They can be used to achieve high speeds and are most often used in engineering.

You can buy cylindrical roller bearings online, selecting anything from budget options upwards. Take note of the bore and its size so you know you are buying a bearing with the right dimensions. You should also know the inside diameter, outside diameter, width and whether the bearing should have a snap ring.