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1 Setting Techniques for Tapered Roller Bearings (September 2015)

Tapered roller bearings can be set at initial machine assembly to any desired axial or radial clearance. This unique feature enables a designer to control bearings to meet anticipated application operating conditions, and thereby provide optimum bearing and system performance.

2 TLC Still Needed for New Axles (September 2014)

A reader asks: I have heard that new axles no longer need a break-in period. True or false?

3 Dude - Where's My Preload (August 2014)

Many of us have been there; the bearings had the correct preload. You know it, you were there, and you personally saw the measurements. Now, the testing is done and the preload is gone. Not a little gone, not sort of gone - gone, gone. Finger pointing ensues. Suppliers are dragged in by their wrinkly Polo collars. You know the drill. Losing preload in a tapered roller bearing (TRB) system over the life of your application can be a troublesome problem, particularly for gear sets that are prone to noise or severe applications that rely on a very rigid and stable system.

4 Adjusting Tapered Roller Bearings (June 2014)

What are the best methods to adjust tapered roller bearings?

5 Tapered Roller Bearing Application Guide (June 2014)

This article summarizes some common hurdles, issues and questions encountered by the newer and casual users of tapered roller bearings.

6 Improved Fuel and Energy Efficiency Through Optimized Bearing Design and Selection (February 2008)

Today, better fuel economy is a main objective in the automotive development process. It remains top-of-mind with the auto industry and consumers because of costs and environmental impacts. Because the industry’s average fuel-economy standard is required to increase by 40 percent by 2020, manufacturers and engineers are working to develop fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and reliable designs for vehicles.