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Bearing arrangement design

The design of a bearing arrangement affects the mounting of every rolling bearing as well as the previous principles and is therefore an important consideration. On the one hand, in this section of you will find answers to the question of when a locating or non-locating bearing arrangement is appropriate, and on the other hand you will find explanations of the differences between an O, X and tandem arrangement and which rolling bearing types are suitable for these arrangements. Furthermore, the article on bearing mounting and adjacent construction deals with aspects such as bearing abutment dimensions, misalignment and also the role of a shaft and housing during bearing mounting. Last but not least, you will find a chapter on sealing, which deals with different types of seals and explains general criteria that must be taken into account when using a seal. 

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