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Q: How do I calculate the amount of side or thrust load that a bearing can take?

A: Typically a radial bearing can take 5% of its Radial Load in a Thrust Load capacity.

Q: What does Radial Play mean?

A: Radial Play refers to the fit or clearance of the balls in the bearing. The normal range is from C2 to C5. C2 would be the tightest fit and would not have much room allowed for…

Q: I prefer to buy a bearing kit that is maintenance free aspossible. Which bearing kit is the least maintenance intensive?

A: Rubber sealed bearings will always offer the most protection and be the most maintenance free.

Q: How do your different RC bearing lines compare to the stock bearings that came pre-installed. How much longer will they last?

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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…