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Grease-lubricated plain bearings and grease application systems

Ball bearing white grease spinning

Proper lubrication is often the most important factor in getting the best performance out of plain bearings. In this helpful article, discover the advantages of grease lubrication – as opposed to oil – for certain applications utilizing plain bearings.

Key takeaways:

  • Benefits of grease-lubricated plain bearings
  • Disadvantages of grease-lubricated plain bearings
  • Common grease application systems

111 kb PDF in English

2/18/2016

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