A crankpin or crank journal is a journal in an engine or mechanical device. That is, the part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings
Cranks can be found at work in every area of life wherever manual motion is converted to rotary motion. Fishing reels, manual winches, meat grinders, and garden hose reels all use cranks to allow people to easily create continuous rotary motion. Bicycle pedals function as crank pins between the rider’s foot and the pedal crank that drives the chain.
NRB is one such company that manufactures crank pin bearing. NRB crank pin bearing are high precision components which are used in the connecting rod bearing arrangement the big end position of 2-stroke and engines.
There are two main types of NRB crankpins based on the oil hole configuration:
This crankpin has a lubricating hole which is drilled at an angle in such a way that the oil path opens in the crank-web oil passage. This crankpin although complex in its design has the advantage of single piece design
This crankpin has a lubricating hole which is drilled radially and opens in the central hole to which the oil is provided by the oil passage in the crank-webs. This crankpin is simple in design, however, requires a central oil hole to be covered from both sides by metal caps.
During the manufacturing process, crank pin bearing undergo severe operating conditions of particular load, high temperatures, and adverse lubrication. Since various industrial applications demand the use of very high-quality crank pin bearing.
NRB as a firm is proficient in serving clients with impeccable quality of pins. The company sternly believes in serving customers with products that are durable. With the assistance of an experienced team, the company floods the Indian markets with products that are made of pure quality materials to cater to the needs of the customers.
For more information on NRB visit: http://www.nrbbearings.com/