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.
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.
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