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Bearing selection and calculation principles

Even before rolling bearings are mounted and used, certain criteria must be considered and calculated. This enables a bearing to run without complications and for as long as possible. In addition to the service life calculation, the lubrication of a rolling bearing is a very relevant topic in the area of bearing selection and calculation principles. You will also find articles on the selection of fits as well as on the calculation of bearing clearance and preload. By the way, the criteria for bearing selection seems almost endless: In addition to the ones already mentioned, they also include factors such as dimensional limitations, loads, speed, tolerances, rigidity, misalignment, rolling noise and frictional torque, which you will certainly come across in other articles on 

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