Plain Bearing FAQs:


Q: Is a plain bearing a shaft rotating in a hole?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plain bearings low weight?

A: Yes, and corrosion resistant, and maintenance free.

Q: Are plain bearings possible today?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plain bearings complicated by the wide range?

A: Yes, and non-linearity, of coefficient of thermal expansion.

Q: Is a plain bearing not designed to run in the dry or boundary condition?

A: Yes, and it has a high coefficient of friction and wears out.

Q: Are plain bearings built into the object of use as a hole prepared in the bearing surface?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plain bearings now increasingly popular due to dry-running lubrication-free behavior?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a plain bearing the hinge?

A: Yes, and which is both a thrust bearing and a journal bearing.