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THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN'S MANUAL

 

 

HOW TO PRELOAD TAPERED ROLLER BEARINGS

THIS MANUAL IS AN EFFORT BY RATHER ENGINEERING, P.C. IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLISHING COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION TO ASSIST IN PROVIDING CONTROLLED PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT OF TAPERED ROLLER BEARINGS ON COMMERCIAL HIGHWAY TRAILERS.

SIGNIFICANT INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN MANUAL OFFERS AN EXPLANATION OF HOW BEST TO ACHIEVE AN
ACCEPTABLE LEVEL OF PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT.  IN ADDITION, COMPREHENSIVE INSTRUCTIONS SHOW HOW AN ASSURED SAFE LEVEL OF
CONTROLL
ED PRELOAD CAN BE CONSISTENTLY INSTALLED FOR RELIABLE OPERATIONS.

IMPORTANTLY, IDEAL WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTMENT RESULTING IN CONTROLLED PRELOAD CAN NOW BE MADE WITHOUT USING A DIAL INDICATOR
M
EASURING DEVICE.

Copyright © 2010 by G. Allan Hagelthorn, P.E.
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