From Standard Handbook of Plant Engineering, Third Edition
Industrial Division Engineering Staff
The Torrington Company
- Aligning bearing
- A bearing which, by virtue of its shape, is capable of considerable misalignment.
- Antifriction bearing
- A term given to ball and roller bearings to distinguish them from non-rolling-element bearings, i.e., sliding bearings.
- Average life
- See median life.
- Axial internal clearance
- The measured maximum possible movement parallel to the bearing axis of the inner ring in relation to the outer ring.
- Axial load
- See thrust load.
- Ball bearing
- An antifriction bearing with balls as rolling elements.
- Basic dynamic radial (axial) load rating (BDLR/BDALR)
- The constant stationary radial load (constant centric axial load) that a rolling bearing can theoretically endure for a basic rating life of 1 million (10 6) revolutions.
- Basic static-load rating (BSLR)
- The static load that corresponds to a total permanent deformation of ball and race, or roller and race, at the most heavily stressed contact (0.0001 in [0.00254 mm] of the ball or roller diameter).
- Bearing runout
- Radial or axial displacement of the surface of a bearing relative to a fixed point when one raceway is rotated with respect to the other raceway.
- Bearing series
- A graduated dimensional listing of a specific type of bearing.
- The area of the bearing making contact with the bearing seat on the shaft.
- Boundary dimensions
- Dimensions for bore, outside diameter, width, and corners.
- A bearing component that partly surrounds all or several...
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