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Introduction to Rolling Bearings

Course Overview

This course gives a basic introduction to rolling element bearings, covering types, basic functions, load directions and bearing fits. It covers the basic rating life calculation and influencing factors and provides a brief introduction to bearing lubrication, including grease quantities, relubrication intervals and life. A brief overview of typical bearing failure modes is inlcuded.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Rolling Friction
  • Introduction to Bearing Types
  • Shaft and Housing Fits
  • Introduction to Bearing Life
  • Static Load Capacity
  • Lubrication
  • Bearing Failures

Who should attend?

Engineers, technicians and maintenance personnel who have some involvement with the specification or operation of rolling bearings, but have a limited knowledge of their selection.


To register for this course, please download and complete the Enquiry Form and fax or email it back to us using the details provided. Alternatively, please feel free to call us direct.


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