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ABT - Applied Bearing Technology


Interested in the detail of how bearings (including rolling element) work and how to extend their life?

This course provides a good mix of theoretical and practical knowledge of how bearings are housed, sealed, fitted and lubricated and will allow you to more accurately calculate fatigue life.

Course Duration:

1 day


  • Bearing terminology explained
  • Designations and numbering systems
  • Principles of bearing selection and application
  • Fatigue life and influencing factors
  • Bearing storage and handling
  • Fundamentals of bearing housings, sealing, fits and tolerances
  • Internal clearance and application

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Fitters
  • Technicians

Participants will learn how to:

  • Use sound principles for bearing selection and application
  • Apply methods to calculate fatigue life
  • Correctly handle and store bearings