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Better to add bearing stop or not?

Question asked by Eric Snyder on Feb 9, 2021
Latest reply on Feb 9, 2021 by Frederick Law

So...making some rollers with two bearings in them. These are very low speed and low force but are somewhat cantilevered in their final installation. My questions is not Solidworks but really engineering related. My hole for the bearing will be press fit sized.

 

It may be cheaper to make the inner hole straight through like so:

 

It is more cost to make a ledge to press the bearing up against but could make for a slightly more controlled installation and operation of the bearing:

 

 

What is general practice?

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