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How do you choose a slewing bearing?

03-13, 2023 / in Bearing Knowledge / by LDB

Choosing the right slewing bearing for your application is important to ensure reliable performance and durability. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a slewing bearing:

Load capacity

The load capacity of the slewing bearing should be able to handle the maximum load that will be applied in the application. Consider both the axial and radial loads, as well as any tilting moments.

Size and design

Slewing bearings are available in a range of sizes and designs, including single-row, double-row, and triple-row configurations. Choose a size and design that fits the space and requirements of your application.

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Mounting options

Consider the mounting options available for the slewing bearing, including bolt hole patterns, flange types, and gear types. Choose a mounting option that fits the requirements of your application.


Consider the environmental conditions in which the slewing bearing will be operating, such as temperature, humidity, and exposure to corrosive materials. Choose a slewing bearing that is designed to withstand the environmental conditions of your application.


Choose a reputable manufacturer with a proven track record of quality and reliability. Consider factors such as customer reviews, warranties, and after-sales support.

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Consider the cost of the slewing bearing, including both the initial purchase price and any ongoing maintenance or replacement costs. Choose a slewing bearing that provides the best value for your budget.

By considering these factors, you can choose a slewing bearing that meets the requirements of your application and provides reliable, long-lasting performance.

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