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History of Ball Bearings

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History of Ball Bearings

It would be difficult to imagine the modern industrial age without bearings. Every kind of machine that deals will motion makes use of bearings to smoothen its path and reduce friction. Such an important piece of technology did not fall into the laps of engineers when they started creating metal machines, but has a long and storied history of use that stretches all the way back to the stone age. Wooden Bearings Even before the creation of the wheel at the very beginning of human civilization, the concept of bearings had already taken shape. At that time, people realized that...

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