May 21, 2019
GGB’s New Aerospace Solutions Take Off at the Paris Air Show
Fly High with New Technology.
GGB is gearing up for the 53rd International Paris Air Show, June...
From June 17, 2019 to June 23, 2019
Paris Airshow 2019
Visit us at Booth B93 in the Hall 2B
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A roller bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses a cylinder (roller) instead of a ball. In general, the cylindrical bearings allow for greater radial loads. They are made to handle heavier loads than ball bearings.
There are several types of roller bearings:
Due to the simplicity of their design and cost effectiveness, GGB innovative plain bearings offer a variety of significant advantages compared with roller bearings. Learn why design engineers are increasingly replacing roller or needle bearings with plain bearings in a wide range of applications.
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