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RUWH - Bearing installation

2018-08-30
Whether the bearing is installed correctly affects accuracy, life and performance. Therefore, the design and assembly department should fully study the installation of the bearing. I hope to install according to the operating standards. The items of the job standard are usually as follows:
(1) Cleaning bearings and bearing related parts
(2) Check the size and finishing of the connected parts
(3) Installation
(4) Inspection after mounting the bearing
(5) Supply lubricant

I hope that the bearing package will be opened before the installation. Generally grease is lubricated, not cleaned, and directly filled with grease. Lubricating oil is not necessary for cleaning. However, for instruments or high-speed bearings, it should be cleaned with clean oil to remove the rust inhibitor applied to the bearing. The bearing with the rust preventive removed, it is easy to rust, so it can not be placed.

Furthermore, bearings that have been sealed with grease are used without cleaning. The mounting method of the bearing varies depending on the bearing structure, fit, and conditions. Generally, since the shaft is mostly rotated, the inner ring needs an interference fit. Cylindrical bore bearings, press with a press, or use a hot charging method. For taper holes, mount directly on the taper shaft or with a sleeve.

When installed in the outer casing, there is usually a lot of clearance and the outer ring has an interference. It is usually pressed by a press or there is a cold shrink fit method after cooling. When dry ice is used as a coolant and cold shrinkage is installed, the moisture in the air will condense on the surface of the bearing. Therefore, appropriate rust prevention measures are required.
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