Essential Concepts of Bearing Technology
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/3/2021 to 8/5/2021
When: 08/03/2021
Where: Daley College
7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, Illinois  60652
United States
Presenter: Dr. Tim Ovaert, Dan Snyder and Vern Wedeven
Contact: Rosemarie

Online registration is available until: 8/3/2021
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Essential Concepts of Bearing Technology

This course will give you an overview of the bearing industry as well as basic bearing types and applications. Knowledge of the key players, bearing types and terminology will ensure that everyone has a basic knowledge of the industry upon arrival.


This course is specially designed for engineers and others with technical backgrounds that have limited exposure to bearings and need to adapt their technical training to bearings or seek an upgrade to their technical knowledge. The Essentials Course focuses on understanding basic tribology, bearing types and applications and explores the basic concepts around manufacturing methods, loads, lubrication and failure.

Course participants will gain knowledge in:

  • Rolling Bearing Types, Applications, Macrogeometry & Standards
  • Bearing Loads & Applications: Static and Dynamic
  • Mounting Methods: Shaft & Housing Fits
  • Contact Stresses- Surface & Subsurface
  • Bearing Load Sharing & Internal Loading
  • Bearing Pre-Load New
  • Materials for Ball & Roller Bearings
  • Concepts in Friction, Lubrication & Wear
  • Ball & Roller Bearing Deflections & Stiffness
  • EHL & Lubrication Methods
  • Failure Modes in Rolling Bearings
  • Bearing Life Standards & Calculation Methods
  • Failure Modes with Examples