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Bigger, faster, better: That’s what journal bearings are used for

 

Journal bearings are nothing more than a journal rotating in a bearing. A journal is essentially a shaft. The shaft rotates in the bearing with a layer of lubricant that separates the two parts. Lubricant used in journal bearings prevents metal-to-metal contact and is also used for a dampening effect which makes the engines and […]

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Journal bearings keep industrial machines running smoothly

 

A journal bearing is designed to support a rotating shaft in a piece of electrical or mechanical equipment. The area of the shaft supported by this bearing is called the bearing journal. The shaft rotates in the bearing while a layer of lubricant separates the two parts to stop friction and make it run smoothly. […]

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What’s a journal bearing?

 

Simply put, a journal bearing is a shaft or journal rotating in a bearing. The shaft rotates in the bearing with a layer of lubricant separating the two parts. Because journal bearings are designed to reduce load friction, they are often used when the load is light and the motion is continuous. With a journal […]

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What is a journal bearing?

 

Simply put, a journal bearing is a shaft or journal rotating in a bearing. The shaft rotates in the bearing with a layer of lubricant separating the two parts. Because journal bearings are designed to reduce load friction, they are often used when the load is light and the motion is continuous. With a journal […]

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