Improved Aero Engine Bearing Performance the Target of NHBB’s Rolling Element Test Rigs

Comprehensive product development and testing of rolling element bearings has become a noteworthy technical capability of New Hampshire Ball Bearings (NHBB). For well over three years now, NHBB’s New Product Development Center (NPDC) has been partnering with NHBB HiTech Division and CEROBEAR GmbH to support the next-generation aero engine development initiatives of a select group of customers… Read more

Categories: New Product Development and Testing, Precision Ball and Roller Bearing Solutions

Ball Excursion and How It Is Prevented

Uniform spacing of the ball set in a rotating bearing is critical to bearing performance and life. After all, every ball bearing—except for full complement designs—includes a cage, which positions the balls at approximately equal intervals around the bearing raceway. In some applications, however, the cage experiences a catastrophic failure by getting torn apart by the ball-set.

Such a… Read more

Categories: Cage and Separator Design, Miniature & Instrument Ball Bearing Solutions, Precision Ball and Roller Bearing Solutions