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Cold mounting is the most basic way to mount a cylindrical bore bearing on a straight shaft. The term "cold mounting" implies taking the bearing out of the box and pushing it onto the shaft without using heat to expand the bearing.
Although this is an effective mounting method used by many, extra care must be taken because today's bearings are more precise and potentially susceptible to damage if mounted improperly.
Here are some tips to help you avoid common mistakes: