Arbor press

A mechanical or hydraulic press commonly utilized to press precision bearings on a shaft, or insert carbon seal faces into a metal holder.

Using this method of inserting a carbon into a holder has the advantage of the carbon shearing to compensate for slight amounts of “out of roundness in the holder,” and reducing stresses in the carbon face that could cause it to go out of flat

The illustration shows the mechanical version



  • On February 14, 2018