Grinding Wheel Bushings. Grinding wheel bushings are used to hold grinding wheels securely in place. This reduces vibration and ensures the grinding wheels run “true”. Reducing or telescoping grinding wheel bushings offer the added advantage of allowing you to use a grinding wheel on an arbor that’s smaller than the wheel’s arbor hole. As you turn the bushing’s hex flange with a wrench, it adjusts the distance between the V-groove wheel or carriage and the rail.
Tighten the axle bolt in place once you’ve adjusted them. Made of stainless steel, these bushings have very good corrosion resistance. For technical drawings and 3-D models, click on a part number. Our R3X Grinding Wheel Bushing Kit is designed to fit directly into Norton 3X Wheels eliminating the need to use the plastic knockout bushings and stock wheel washers. Precision machined from solid aluminum for a lifetime of dependable service, this wheel bushing kit guarantees your wheels 5/5(6).
Reducer Bushings for Bench and Pedestal Grinding Wheels. Insert these bushings into the arbor hole of your grinding wheel to attach wheels to smaller diameter shanks. The smallest shank diameter size listed is the smallest allowed for that size wheel. For Arbor. Hole Size. Jan 28, If you hear a groaning, rubbing, whirring, knocking, or grinding noise when driving your car, it could mean you have a bad wheel bearing. Since wheel bearings are usually built as a part of the wheel hub assembly, it likely means the whole wheel hub assembly needs replacing.
A wheel bearing is a set of steel balls held together in a metal ring, called a race. At the center of your wheels, there is a hollow piece of metal, called a hub. The wheel bearings fit tightly inside this hub, and ride on a metal axle shaft, helping reduce friction when the wheel spins.