The Axis Blog

At Axis, we are committed to having a blog that is a resource. Whether you are an engineer, a curious enthusiast, or a potential partner, the Axis Blog is your gateway to a world of bearing design, installation and maintenance, lubrication, fit and tolerance, as well as case studies and solutions.



Would Your Application Benefit from Using a SAF Pillow Block Bearing?

Pillow block bearings play a crucial role in various industrial applications, providing support and stability to rotating shafts. With their ability to handle both radial and axial loads, these bearings are widely used in machinery and equipment across different sectors. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of SAF pillow block bearings and…

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Image of a SAF pillow block bearing installed in an application

Optimizing Performance and Reliability: Exploring the Versatility of SAF Split Pillow Block Bearings

Durability is vital when choosing bearings and bearing housings for applications which will be used in harsh environments. Ignoring durability can lead to failures, time delays and ultimately additional costs. Taking time to consider the needs of your application as you design will make it successful. You will be making the smart choice when you…

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Troubleshooting LER Rings: Seal Ring Wear

Discover the causes of seal ring wear in SAF pillow blocks and learn how to address them. Optimize performance and increase bearing lifespan.

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Two LER seal rings. A SAF bearing housing rests in the background