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Boca Bearings Newsletter: Issue 10
Featuring Bearing Type: Needle Bearings
Needle bearings use a roller style rolling element to reduce friction of a rotating surface. Needle Bearings have a high load carrying capacity with a very small cross section height. They are available with or without an inner ring. The needle rollers are guided parallel to the axis using a cage retainer, thrust bearings can also be supplied with no retainer, which is referred to as a full complement of rollersmore »
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 Bearings Application: Pinewood Derby
If you are looking to destroy the competition in your next pinewood derby race, or you would like to build a car that can\'t be beat, then our pinewood derby wheel bearings are just what you need. When used with your wheels, these bearings will provide superior performance.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:
Q: How to I calculate the amount of side or thrust load that a bearing can take?

A: Typically a radial bearing can take 5% of its Radial Load in a Thrust Load capacity.

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