Posts tagged with: “journal bearings”

What You Need to Know about Different Bearing Types

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By on July 25, 2019

As anyone who works with rotating machinery knows, bearings are essential to machine functions. One of the first things to know about bearings is that there are two main types. We will go over these two main types and more in this installment of our Condition Monitoring Basics series of blog posts. The two main […]

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Considerations for Aligning Shafts Supported by Sleeve Bearings

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By on August 7, 2012

There are some special considerations to keep in mind when performing shaft alignment on machines which are supported by sleeve bearings, regardless of the type of alignment measuring tool being used. Bearing Clearances. In all sleeve bearings, there is clearance between the bearing and the journal, or shaft. This amount of clearance should be known. […]

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