bearing distance


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bearing distance

[′ber·iŋ ‚dis·təns]
(civil engineering)
The length of a beam between its bearing supports.

bearing distance, span

The length of a beam between its bearing supports.
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Another feature of the encoder that makes it durable is its ball bearings with large bearing distances that allow shaft loads up to 280N in radial and 270N in axial direction.
The encoders are designed with exceptionally robust ball bearings with large bearing distances that allow shaft loads up to 280 N in radial and 270 N in axial direction.