Re: Bearing preloads
- Hi Mike,
I used double row angular contact bearings which are a pair of
bearing races in one package. I got them from Global Bearings in the
--- In CNC_Toolkit@yahoogroups.com, "mmeyers1111" <mmeyers1111@y...>
> 1) How many angular contact bearings do you have in each ball screw
> end mount?
> 2) Do you use a Rabolator (ha ha) to preload the bearings, or do
> buy them in matched pairs that preload themselves whentogether
> installed/tightened on the ball screw shaft?
> 3) If out-of-the-box preloaded bearings are not purchased, do folks
> typically use spring washers to get preloads, or do they use thin
> shim washers to get desired the tolerances/preloads?
> I bought a bunch of single angular contact bearings and they are not
> machined to create a preload when two of them are tightened
> on a shaft. Therefore, I'm thinking about various ways that I can
> create a preload myself.