18 - Skate - Hobby
Skate Bearings - Question 18
What is the purpose of this page?
The internet has created a lot of hype about ABEC 3, ABEC 5, ABEC 7 and even ABEC 9 bearings being recommended for inline skates. The only people that are benefiting from this are the people selling the bearings. This FAQ guide is designed to set the record straight, to let you know the meanings of the terminology used in the bearing industry, and to let you know the correct intended use for high precision bearings. Sure we are in business to sell bearings ourselves, but our main aim here is to educate the public a little and save them some money, whether they buy from us or from their local reputable bearing dealer.
You can purchase online at Bearing Shop Online.
The Small Parts and Bearings website has a much larger range of engineering supplies.
Hobby and Engineering Supplies lists a smaller range of products and only the most popular items in each range. They also list many additional hobby specific categories.
For the best range of miniature and small bearings please try the Miniature Bearings Australia website. Miniature Bearings Australia also list a large variety of miniature engineering products.
Extra information for Hobby - Skate
Registered Australian Company: Small Parts & Bearings Pty Ltd (ABN 79 121 865 414) - Trading as Bearing Shop Online
Bearing Shop Online offers 25840 products in 537 categories including ball bearings, roller bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and ceramic hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, linear bearings, shafting, corrosion resistant - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.
Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.
Bearing Shop Online is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.
Bearing Shop Online products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.
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