Bearing Installation and Removal

Bearing Installation and Removal

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 This lesson explains some basic techniques for installing and replacing rolling contact and sliding surface bearings.

• Describe tools used to install a rolling contact bearing

• Explain methods of installing a shrink fit bearing

• Explain methods of checking an installed rolling contact bearing for proper operation

• Describe sounds an improperly installed rolling contact bearing can make and explain the cause

• Describe alignment of a sliding surface bearing

• Describe tools used in the removal of sliding surface and rolling contact bearings

• Explain the removal process for rolling contact and sliding surface bearings