Category Archives: Bearing Protection

Here’s a way to help reduce the design flaw that allows your Omni’s bearings to be flooded.

Replace Your Omni Bearings with Proper Ones

My Omni Faceting Machine shipped with NSK 6202VV bearings. These bearings are deep-groove ball bearings with double rubber seals – one on each side. However they are “non-contact” seals, meaning that the rubber does not touch the inner ring of … Continue reading

Posted in Bearing Protection, Blog, Omni Quality? | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Protecting Your Omni Spindle Bearings

Here is a simple modification I did to my Splash Pan to help protect the Spindle Bearings and other components from water and corrosion. After disassembling the Platen and Spindle and Splash Pan I washed out all the rock dust … Continue reading

Posted in Bearing Protection | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment