earings for Extreme Environments

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Overview:

Conventional journal, rolling-element, and self-lubricating (oil impregnated) bearings are lubrication limited and often do not provide satisfactory life in applications that are hostile to lubricants. Extreme temperatures, grit, vibration, prolonged idle time, corrosives, and high loads all have negative effects on the bearing lubrication. And without the protection of the lubricant, metal-to-metal contact occurs in the bearing and sudden failure is not far behind.

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