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Q: If I leave my ceramic hybrids dry will they wear faster?

A: Yes, while ceramic hybrid bearings do not need any lubrication to operate the steel races will have a longer life if they have a slight amount of lube on a regular basis.

Q: What is the best water proof seal?

…it is submerged. If you require a bearing that can operate submerged in a liquid, we would suggest a ceramic hybrid or full ceramic bearing depending on the operating environment.

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

A: Ceramic hybrids that have steel races and ceramic balls do not offer a significant weight savings as only the balls are ceramic. Full ceramic bearings however do offer a…

Q: Do full ceramic bearings need lubrication?

…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 also…

Q: Do full ceramic bearings need lubrication?

…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 also…

Q: What is the performance difference between the following threetype of bearings: Ceramic Metal Shield, Ceramic Yellow Seal andCeramic Ultra Seal?

A: Ceramic Metal Shield bearings are metal shielded and offer the least resistance of the three. These bearings need frequent cleaning but will give you the best performance. Not…

Q: What kind of performance enhancement should I expect from ceramic bearings?

…in performance. But in general ceramic bearings are lighter, stronger and faster. Typically you will see about 2-3 times the life out of a ceramic bearing as compared to a standard…

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…

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

A: We always suggest testing ceramic bearings by putting them under load. Fishing reel bearings are relatively small and ceramic is much lighter than steel so there is just not…