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Q: Are Orange Seal Bearings maintenance free?

…retain it in the bearing even with seals. The seals will prolong the use of the bearing before re-oiling however. It is advisable to regularly maintain your bearings, by doing so…

Q: Do full ceramic bearings need lubrication?

A: No, full ceramic bearings can be run completely dry. They do not need lubrication to run. Ceramic is non-porous, unlike steel, as a result it is virtually frictionless. Ceramic…

Q: Do full ceramic bearings need lubrication?

A: No, full ceramic bearings can be run completely dry. They do not need lubrication to run. Ceramic is non-porous, unlike steel, as a result it is virtually frictionless. Ceramic…

Q: How much maintenance do bearings require?

…lubricants your bearings have. Rubber sealed or Ultra sealed bearings require no maintenance and the lube is good for the life of the bearing. Metal shielded bearings that use…

Q: Do ceramic bearings offer significant weight savings overtraditional steel bearings?

…Full ceramic bearings however do offer a significant weight savings by about 2/3 the weight of traditional steel bearings. Unfortunately full ceramic bearings are not appropriate…

Q: Do your bearings come with a warranty?

A: Unfortunately, there is never an explicit warranty with bearings. Bearings do eventually wear out and every application, setup and operator is different. It is very difficult to…

Q: What kind of maintenance do sealed bearings require?

…replace the bearing. However this does not mean that you cannot extend the life of the bearing. When they start to feel gritty you can remove the seals and soak the bearings in our…

Q: Are greased bearings lubed for the life of the bearing?

A: No, traditional steel bearings always need lubrication to have a long life and lubrication will always be reduced over time as it will dissipate with use. How fast the…

Q: How should the Orange Seal bearings be handled before being used?

…seal and work the oil into the bearing. Dry bearings can be more noisy but a light drop of oil will quiet them right down. If your bearings came packed in grease or oil land…

Q: How do I remove the bearings from my RC engine?

…remove it from the oven your old bearings should fall right out, if not heat the engine a little longer. We also suggest you place your bearings inside a ziploc bag and keep them…

Q: How do I properly spin test my fishing reel bearings before installation?

…to the bearing. The flick test seems to result in a perception that a ceramic bearing does not spin as long as a steel bearing, but as soon as you put both bearings under load…

Q: Can the seals be removed from lightning ceramic bearings for maintenance?

A: Depending on the bearing size and our current inventory this will vary from bearing to bearing. The best thing to do is contact us and let us know the make and model of your…