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The Meaning of Life - August 2016

Ian Rubin, Regal Power Transmission Solutions

The article "The Meaning of Life" appeared in the August 2016 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
End users and OEMs frequently specify "lubed-for-life" mounted bearings, thinking the lubed-for-life bearings will deliver the same life — without lubrication — as bearings that currently require periodic lubrication. The truth is it depends on many factors, and only a detailed review of the application and testing will provide a more accurate answer.

Keywords
bearing life, Regal Power Transmission, Regal Beloit, grease, lubrication

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