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Old 15-07-2015, 21:54   #16
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&^*^%&%! I didn't think about that!

Don't despair, get tapered roller bearings.
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Don't despair, get tapered roller bearings.
Arrrgh wasn't sure I was even going to find a sealed version of the radial bearing. I am currently trying to find the axial load the current bearings can handle. It is pretty beefy MR6208-2RS

40mm x 80mm x 18mm. Of course if anyone finds two tapered in that size.....
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You will need a tapered roller bearing in a self alignment housing, not cheap. A alternative would be as big a pillow block that will fit your shaft and then a flex coupling to your motor.


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