June 2, 2020

Auto repair, car servicing, Cars, Car accessories

Checking your oil levels

Oil is essential to a car’s engine. It has three main jobs, 1) To help all the engine components work together smoothly 2) to help draw heat away from the combustion chambers, that can get very hot and 3) to prevent carbon and varnishes to build up in the engine. Your oil should be checked […]

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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.