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Boca Bearings Newsletter: Issue 1
Featuring Bearing Type: Angular Contact Bearings
Angular contact bearings are designed such that there is an angle between the races and the balls when the bearing is in operation. An axial load passes in a straight line through the bearing, whereas a radial load takes an oblique path that tends to want to separate the races axially. So the angle of contact on the inner race is the same as that on the outer race. Angular contact bearings are typically assembled with a thrust load or preload.. more »
Industrial lubricants are oils, greases and other substances designed to reduce friction, binding or wear. Specialized characteristics may enhance thermal conduction or reduce electrical resistivity. Other industrial lubricants can provide sealing against moisture. Industrial lubricants are available in many forms such as low viscosity oils..more »
Featuring Bearing Application: RC Car & Truck Bearings
Whether you're a competitive RC Car & Truck enthusiast or just someone who enjoys beating the pants off your buddies, we've got the RC bearings for you! We stock bearings for both electric or gas powered RC vehicles and have consistently been ahead of the pack with new and innovative solutions for your RC needs.. more »
Lightning Lube Technology is specially designed to form a molecular bond with all moving metal parts within any application. Use it to reduce friction, improve performance, decrease wear and extend life. Lightning Lube can be used when installing new bearings and components or to preserve your existing bearings and components..more »
Questions:
How much maintenance do bearings require?

A: Maintenance depends on the type of enclosures and lubricants your bearings have. Rubber sealed or Ultra sealed bearings require no maintenance and the lube is good for the life of the bearing. Metal shielded bearings that use either grease or oil should be constantly maintained and frequency level with vary depending on your application. Oil dissipates faster than grease..more »

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