TIMKEN roller bearing selection process

TIMKEN bearing selection is a process for evaluating the suitability of bearings for specific industrial applications. The quality of the information available to make these selections will play a major role in determining the success of the bearing...

Date: 2018-10-18

How to order a replacement bearing by TIMKEN bearing

The ordering of correct replacement bearings is vital to minimizing downtime and assuring the correct interchanges. Timken suggests that you follow these simple steps to identify your bearings and then proceed to the appropriate catalog section for c...

Date: 2018-09-28

TIMKEN bearing nomenclature

TIMKEN bearing nomenclature includes TIMKEN tapered roller, ball, super precision, cylindrical roller, spherical roller, thrust, spherical plain bearing nomenclature....

Date: 2018-09-07

TIMKEN bearing grease use guidelines

It is important to use the proper amount of grease in the application. In typical industrial applications, TIMKEN bearing cavity should be kept approximately one-third to one-half full. Less grease may result in the bearing being starved for lubricat...

Date: 2018-08-22

TIMKEN tapered roller bearing mounting, fitting and setting

TIMKEN tapered roller bearing mounting TIMKEN tapered roller bearings are designed to take both radial and thrust loading. Under radial loads, a force is generated in the axial direction that must be counteracted. As a result, TIMKEN tapered roller b...

Date: 2018-08-22

TIMKEN tapered roller bearings types

TIMKEN single row tapered roller bearings TS type tapered roller bearings, Single row This TIMKEN bearing is the basic and the most widely used type of tapered roller bearing. It consists of the inner-ring assembly and the outer ring. It is usually f...

Date: 2018-08-07

TIMKEN deep groove ball bearings size range and types

Variations may differ based on bearing size and/or series. Deep groove ball bearing configurations TIMKEN deep groove ball bearings are available in a variety of sizes and are the most popular of the rolling bearings. This type of bearing supports ra...

Date: 2018-05-03

TIMKEN needle roller and cage radial assembly mounting

Design Of Raceways TIMKEN needle roller and cage radial assemblies use the housing bore as the outer raceway and the shaft as the inner raceway. In order to realize full bearing load rating and life the housing bore and the shaft raceways must have t...

Date: 2018-03-14

TIMKEN metric bearings part-numbering systems (designation)

J-Line part numbers Some ABMA (inch) part numbers are designed with metric envelope dimensions. The J prefix letter is used in conjunction with the ABMA part-numbering system to identify metric-dimensioned and toleranced inner rings and outer rings....

Date: 2018-02-27

TIMKEN inch bearings part-numbering system (designation)

The original system developed by The Timken Company was based on a family of bearings designed around a common roller. Varying the number of rollers and the angle of the raceways allows different bearings to be designed for predominantly radial loads...

Date: 2018-02-27

TIMKEN tapered roller bearings spacer assemblies

Spacer bearing assemblies speed up bearing installation time because there is no need for bearing adjustment. Spacer bearing assemblies are suitable for use with two-row and four-row Timken® tapered roller bearings to preset the bench lateral (bench ...

Date: 2017-12-15