Bearing Installation Calculations
This tool calculates values that can be used to evaluate installation forces to assemble bearing rings
on shafts or into housings. It also allows for certain dimensional changes and contact pressures
under tight fits, axial load or both at the same time.
Important Note: The accuracy of this technical review is dependent upon the validity
and the completeness of information supplied to Timken. Actual product performance is affected by many
factors beyond the control of Timken. Therefore, the suitability and feasibility of all designs and
product selection should be validated by you. For the above reasons, this review is submitted solely
to provide you, a customer of Timken or its parent or affiliates, with data to assist you in your design.
No warranty, expressed or implied, including any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, is
made by Timken by the submission of this review. Timken products are sold subject to Limited
Warranty which is set forth in Timken’s terms and conditions of sale.