What is the difference between, plain, roller and ball bearing?

June 27th, 2024

Plain bearing – is just the centre of the wheel with nothing in it.

Roller bearings or needle roller bearings is a plastic casing that has metal pins going round it. This makes the wheel easier to use.

Ball bearings comprise of little balls in a metal shield, with a rubber or steel seal. These bearings will last longer, take heavier loads and make everything easier to move.

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