Bearings by Alex Weiss

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BEARINGS BY ALEX WEISS.  BOOK NUMBER 40 IN THE WORKSHOP PRACTICE SERIES.

EVERY WORKING MODEL INCLUDES BEARINGS, OFTEN A LARGE NUMBER OF THEM.  THIS PRACTICAL BOOK DESCRIBES THE WIDE AND DIVERSE RANGE OF BEARINGS FOUND IN THE LARGE VARIETY OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF MODELS IN HOME WORKSHOPS.  IT REVIEWS THE CHOICE OF BEARINGS MATERIALS, THE TYPE OF BEARING TO USE FOR EACH PARTICULAR APPLICATION AND HIGHLIGHTS THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HOME-MADE AND OFF-THE-SHELF BEARINGS.  IT ALSO CONSIDERS THE INSTALLATION AND CARE OF BEARINGS.  FURTHERMORE IT ALSO COVERS SEVERAL FULL-SIZE APPLICATIONS UNDERTAKEN BY MODEL ENGINEERS, SUCH AS CLOCK MAKING AND MACHINE TOOL MAINTENANCE WHICH ALSO CALL FOR SOME KNOWLEDGE OF BEARINGS.

CHAPTERS COVER:  INTRODUCTION:  What is a bearing? Early bearings, bearing loads, bearing materials, bearing layout problems, bearing size, imperial v metric bearings, about this book.  CHAPTER 1. PLAIN BEARINGS.  CHAPTER 2.  BALL & ROLLER BEARINGS.  CHAPTER 3.  LINEAR & OSCILLATING BEARINGS.  CHAPTER 4. OTHER TYPES OF BEARING.  CHAPTER 5.  LUBRICATION AND SEALS.  CHAPTER 6.  WHICH TYPE OF BEARING TO USE.  CHAPTER 7.  MODELLING APPLICATIONS.  CHAPTER 8.  FULL-SIZE APPLICATIONS.  PLEASE NOTE:  EACH CHAPTER LISTED COVERS MANY TOPICS WITHIN THAT CHAPTER.  SOFTBOUND, 117 PAGES, BLACK & WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS.