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Classification of Bearings 1. Rolling Element 2. Sliding Element Materials Used SHAFTS Alloyed steel Unalloyed steel BEARINGS SLIDING ELEMENT ROLLING ELEMENT Bronze Alloyed Steel (balls, rollers, races) Phosphor-bronze Sintered-bronze Bronze-lined steel White metal lining Cast iron PTFE coated

Application of Sliding Element Bearing 1. Plain Journal

2. Foot-step 3. Tilting Wedge Thrust 4. Machine Guide Ways Application of Balls Element Bearing 1. Radial

2. Angular contact

3. Self aligning

4. Axial Thrust

Application of Rolling Element Bearing 1. Cylinder

2. Taper

3. Needle

Assembly procedures for Rolling Element Bearings