What solvent is best for cleaning bearings?
Solvents are more dangerous to use, but often provide a more superior solution to cleaning dirty bearings. If you choose to use solvents, we recommend wearing latex gloves and working in an area that is well ventilated. Solvents we recommend are Acetone, Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Citrus cleaner, and Denatured alcohol.
How long do Bones Swiss bearings last?
For more than 36 years preferred by the world’s top professional skaters. Proven, professional competition-grade speed and durability make Bones Swiss normally last several times as long as ordinary ABEC rated bearings….Specifications.
Can I use Windex to clean my bearings?
put them in a bottle and cover the barings in windex and microwave it until it starts to rise. when it starts to rise, open the microwave. repeat 3 times. pour out bearings and windex (WILL BE EXTREMELY HOT) dry them out, and pop them in your wheels.
Can you clean bearings with WD40?
Chances are you just have to clean and lubricate your bearings. It’s important to use a silicone-based lubricant. WD40 or others like it will dry out your bearings and attract dust and dirt.
When should you clean your bearings?
Remember, bearings only need to be cleaned about once every two to three months depending on the environment you are skating in. If you primarily skate inside several times a month but the surface is not cleaned often, you might have to shine up your bearings once a month.
Which Bones bearings are best?
Legendary Original Bones Swiss bearings are the optimum combination of Bones’ Skate Rated™ design and Swiss precision manufacturing, created by the standard by which all other bearings are measured. Bones Swiss have been preferred and chosen for more than 28 years by the world’s top professional skaters.
What do you use to clean Bones Bearings?
It is used exclusively in Bones Bearings. The bearing cleaner is designed to clean up to 8 bearings at a time. They are separated on a pin by 7 spacers to insure good flow of the cleaning agent throughout all the bearings and allowing more room for the debris to work it’s way out.
How do you clean a bearings cleaning unit?
Bones ® Bearings Cleaning Unit. Gently remove the non-contact rubber shield of the bearing by prying upwards from the center using a push-pin, or by pressing it out from the back using a paper clip or pen knife. Do not clean the rubber shields with any solvent, as this will cause the rubber to blister and ruin the fit on the bearing.
What’s the best way to clean skate bearings?
Agitate the cleaning solution by shaking the bottle. Shake for about 30 seconds, open the lid and give the bearings a spin to free up any debris and recap the bottle. Shake until you are satisfied that your bearings are cleaned completely. To make sure they are clean, spin the bearings on the axle.
How do you remove ball retainer from Bones Bearings?
Cleaning Instructions. We only recommend this if you are using the Bones ® Bearing Cleaning Unit or are an experienced bearing cleaner. To remove the ball retainer, take a straightened paper clip or similar object and place it in the spaces between the ball seats, then push the ball retainer out.