Grease

GREASE, LIP OR OIL SEAL G011

A spring loaded elastomer seal commonly used to seal bearings. Sometimes called a “lip seal”.

This is the standard method used by most manufacturers to seal the lubricant in a bearing or to seal a motor housing. You have other choices

Grease seals are notorious for damaging the rotating shaft under the lip. See fretting for an explanation of why this happens

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  • On February 15, 2018