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Spherical bearings used in hydraulic wear measurement device

Spherical bearings show no sign of giving up even after 15 million cycles

spherical bearings in pneumatic device
spherical bearings in motion

To inspect small diameter pneumatic seals for signs of wear, they are mounted in the carriage of a crank mechanism or wear measurement device. The carriage is vertically guided with three iglide® plastic bushings on two rods and is driven by a crank mechanism. The connecting rod uses igubal® rod end spherical bearings. Importantly, neither bearing requires lubrication. The carriage and connecting rod should be extremely light so as not to generate any unnecessary load forces. The igubal® rod end spherical bearings do not show any noticeable wear even after completing over 15 million cycles.

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