August 8, 2020

Auto repair, car servicing, Cars, Car accessories

Understanding tyres

Buying tyres can feel like a bit of a mine filed. You have three different ranges of tyres from budget to top end and also part worns to consider. Each tyre is often given three different ratings; one for road noise, one for fuel efficiency and another for wet grip. These are usually labelled in […]



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.