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Lubrication is a key element in a bearing’s performance and life. It aids in preventing wear and lowering friction, along with protection from extreme temperatures, corrosion and oxidation. Depending on individual applications, the lubricant can be oil, grease or next generation of film based technologies.

With payroll cutbacks in certain industries, buyers are finding that they have more responsibility and less time to accomplish daily tasks. Naturally, many have started to limit meeting with potential suppliers. Since new vendors can bring money- or time-saving solutions, it is wise to continue hosting meetings. However, it only makes sense to have them with pre-screened suppliers. Below are three ways to quickly assess if a company is worth a scheduled meeting:

This is a common question for bearing manufacturers and refers to ISO and/or TS certification. These acronyms have been tossed around for so long that newer buyers know to ask the question, but may be unaware of what the different levels of certification mean.

A new large construction vehicle design required an array of aluminum bronze bushing sizes. CCTY Bearing reviewed the application, its loads and the mating components of the requested bushings. Concern was raised that the design lengths of the bushings were too long relative to the application loads on the shafts. The kind of loads that might create excessive shaft deflection within the bushings length.